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I just had my rear bearing changed on my car. I took off the knuckle and brought it to a shop to press it in. Reason for doing this is for the last 6 months or so I would get a grinding noise at very low speed when I would turn, (like at drive through fast food) classic symptoms of a bad bearing. Also when I try to move the wheel back and forth there is movement unlike the other wheel.

How I test it for movement is I grab the tire at 3 and 9 o’clock and see if I can wobble it.

When I put everything back together I checked and everything is tight again no movement what so ever.

It has been less than a week maybe less than 100 miles and I checked the tire for movement and there is still a little play in it more than I think there should be. Should I be worried about that or did I not tighten something down enough?


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Tim
 

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What did you torque the axle nut to?

Did you fully torque the nut before putting any weight on the wheel?

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I was in a little bit of a hurry when I did it so I didnt use a torque wrench. I did use a breaker bar and got it as tight as I could using that.
 
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