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PB 150 V8-318 5.2L VIN T 2-BBL (1983)

Steering and Suspension > Wheels and Tires > Wheel Bearing > Component Information > Adjustments

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Wheel Bearing: Adjustments

EXC. MOTOR HOME & 4 WHEEL DRIVE

1. Torque adjusting nut to 360-480 inch lbs. for Vans, Wagons and Front Sections or 90 inch lbs. for Ramcharger, Trail Duster and

Conventional Cabs while rotating wheel.

2. Stop wheel from rotating, then back off adjusting nut to completely release bearing preload.
3. Tighten adjusting nut finger tight, then install locknut and cotter key. End play should be 0.0001 to 0.003 inch.
4. Clean grease cap, coat inside with suitable wheel bearing grease and install cap. Do not fill cap with grease.

MOTOR HOME

1. Rotate wheel and tighten adjusting nut until a slight binding is felt.
2. Back off adjusting nut so that the nearest slot indexes with the cotter pin hole in the spindle. Never back off adjusting nut less than half

the distance from one slot to the next slot.

3. Install cotter pin to locknut and ensure that wheel rotates freely.

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