FRONT AXLE HUB (for Hatchback) > ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION


HINT:
  1. Use the same procedure for the RH side as for the LH side.
  2. The procedure listed below is for the LH side.


1. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL


2. SEPARATE FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


    C085618
  1. Remove the 2 bolts and separate the front disc brake caliper assembly.

    NOTICE:
    Hang the front disc brake caliper assembly using a piece of string or the equivalent.


3. REMOVE FRONT DISC


    C108932E02
  1. Place matchmarks on the disc and axle hub and remove the disc.

    Text in Illustration 
    *a
    Matchmark


4. INSPECT FRONT AXLE HUB BEARING BACKLASH


    C130298
  1. Using a dial indicator, check the backlash near the center of the axle hub.

    Maximum:
    0.05 mm (0.00197 in.)
    If the backlash exceeds the maximum, replace the front axle hub bearing.


5. INSPECT FRONT AXLE HUB RUNOUT


    C130299
  1. Using a dial indicator, check the runout of the surface of the axle hub.

    Maximum:
    0.05 mm (0.00197 in.)
    If the runout exceeds the maximum, replace the front axle hub sub-assembly and front axle hub bearing.


6. INSTALL FRONT DISC


C108932E02
  1. Align the matchmarks of the disc and axle hub and install the disc.

    Text in Illustration 
    *a
    Matchmark

    HINT:
    When replacing the disc, select the position that gives the minimum disc runout.


7. INSTALL FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY
  1. Install the disc brake caliper onto the steering knuckle.

    Torque:
    107 N*m{ 1089 kgf*cm , 79 ft.*lbf }


8. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL

Torque:
103 N*m{ 1050 kgf*cm , 76 ft.*lbf }