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yea i see what you mean so i got the bolts out put a puller on the damn thing and it pushed the drive axel out of the hub assembly now how do i get the hub assembly out of the knuckle. i inserted the bolts back into it and hammered away. i think its game over for tonight i might try a slide hammer tomorrow
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You're wasting your time with a slide hammer. The wheels need to be pointing straight ahead to minimize the amount the axle is pushed back. You'll probably need to pull, hammer, pull, hammer, swear, pull, hammer, swear some more...

This is the type puller you need. http://www.nextag.com/OTC-6290-Front...D9E8E92147566D
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so if the driv eaxel is already out of the splines should i pull it back through then use the tool shown or can i just line up the drive axel and put that puller on it.
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i was using a 3 prong puller.. no wonder
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A 3 jaw puller isn't nearly strong enough for a job like that. You may be able to locate a puller like the OTC at a parts store on a loaner program. If you get your hands on one, the forcing screw will self align on the axle when you bolt it on. Straighten the wheels and pull away, but don't be surprised if the bearing comes apart. If it does, you'll be forced to hammer it out from the back. You can try driving a cold chisel in between the hub and bearing - it sometimes helps but can tweak the backing plate in the process.
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Oh , the fun is just beginning . I have a Jeep Cherokee that I'm working on . Customer brought it over , said it needs the L/F hub bearing replaced (same setup) . Sounds fine when driving it . Customer said shop said bearing is loose . Checked it out , has slop in it . New cotter pin also . (?) Found out the customer just had the axle nut off recently . Didn't get it tightened up enough . Tightened it up . Thank god . Wasn't looking forward to this .
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