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REAR SUSPENSION, AXLE SHAFTS

Use wheel bearing tool to remove old bearing and install new bearing following tool manufacturer's instructions.

  • Remainder of installation is reverse of removal. Bleed brakes as described in 470 Brakes-Hydraulic.
Tightening torques
  • Brake caliper to trailing arm (M12)..........60 Nm (43 ft-lb)
  • Brake hose to brake line..........12 Nm (9 ft-lb)
  • Brake rotor to wheel hub (M6)..........5 Nm (44 in-lb)
  • CV joint to transmission flange
    M8 bolt..........42 Nm (30 ft-lb)
    M10 bolt..........83 Nm (60 ft-lb)
  • Rear shock absorber to trailing arm (M14)..........125 Nm (92 ft-lb)
  • Stub axle shaft to hub
    M20 castellated nut..........300 - 320 Nm (217 - 231 ft-lb)
  • Wheel bearing cover plate
    to bearing housing (M8)..........25 Nm (18 ft-lb)
  • Wheel to wheel hub..........130 Nm (96 ft-lb)

Before Performing any Work

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Please read Cautions and Warnings before proceeding with any work on your vehicle

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Wheel brearing cover plate tightening torque correction - page 420-20 (P983) https://wiki.bentleypublishers.com/x/MwDF

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