9-2X F4-2.5L (2006)
Wheel Bearing: Testing and Inspection
Rear Wheel Bearing Inspection
REAR WHEEL BEARING INSPECTION
Jack-up the rear of vehicle.
While holding the rear wheel by hand, swing it in and out to check bearing free play.
Loosen the wheel nuts and remove rear wheel.
If the bearing free play exists in step 2) above, attach a dial gauge to the hub assembly and measure axial displacement in axial direction.
Straight-ahead position within 0.05 mm (0.0020 inch)
Remove the DOJ of rear drive shaft from rear differential.
While supporting the rear drive shaft horizontally with one hand, turn the hub assembly with the other to check for noise or binding.
If the hub assembly is noisy or binds, disassemble the rear axle and check condition of oil seals, bearings, etc.