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jakebullet64

Escort rear wheel bearings torque setting

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hi there,

just done a drumming rear wheel bearing, i looked on the net and found a site saying the torque setting was 290nm = 213.89 ft lbs!!!

anyway, my torque wrench only goes to 230nm. but by the feel of the hub nut, i think even that would be too much.

i've done it up to 130nm, the same amount-ish as the wheel nuts.

what do you guys think??

to make things worse, i can't find my haynes..lol

cheers

jake

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hi there,

just done a drumming rear wheel bearing, i looked on the net and found a site saying the torque setting was 290nm = 213.89 ft lbs!!!

anyway, my torque wrench only goes to 230nm. but by the feel of the hub nut, i think even that would be too much.

i've done it up to 130nm, the same amount-ish as the wheel nuts.

what do you guys think??

to make things worse, i can't find my haynes..lol

cheers

jake

Hi,

The best thing to do with this is to tighten it up then turn it back one flat.

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Hi,

Your welcome. The escorts seem to go through quite a few wheel bearings for some reason but at least there quite easy to fix lol

H

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I remember my escort days i went through wheel bearings.

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Hi,

Ive had one shatter on me on a by pass and my wheel stayed on my trusty ford.

H

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66newton meters mate

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