Kia Soul: Front Hub / Knuckle Reassembly - Front Axle Assembly - Driveshaft and axle - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Front Hub / Knuckle Reassembly

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Driveshaft and axle / Front Axle Assembly / Front Hub / Knuckle Reassembly

1.
Install the hub bearing to the knuckle assembly.
(1)
Lay the knuckle assembly (A) on press.
(2)
Lay a new hub bearing upon the knuckle assembly (A).
(3)
Lay a suitable adapter (B) upon the hub bearing.
(4)
Install the hub bearing to the knuckle assembly by using press.

  
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Do not press against the inner race of the hub bearing because that can cause damage to the bearing assembly.
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Always use a new wheel bearing assembly.
2.
Install the hub assembly to the knuckle assembly.
(1)
Lay the hub assembly (A) upon a suitable adapter .
(2)
Lay the knuckle assembly (B) upon the hub assembly (A).
(3)
Lay a suitable adapter (C) upon the hub bearing.
(4)
Install the hub assembly (A) to the knuckle assembly (B) by using press.

  
Do not press against the inner race of the hub bearing because that can cause damage to the bearing assembly.
3.
Install the snap ring (A).

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