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Dodge Ram 1500 Front Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly TRQ

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Part Details

  • Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly Features & Benefits:
      Direct Fit Replacement
      Precision Engineered
      Highest Quality Materials
  • Bearing Type:   Tapered Roller Bearing

Specifications:

  • Fits either LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • 3 Bolt Flange
  • Fits 5 Lug Wheel
  • Studs already installed
  • Direct replacement
  • Does NOT fit the LH (Driver Side) on models that use a Speed Sensor
  • Fits models with RWAL (Rear Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes) only
    • Does NOT fit models with 4 Wheel ABS
NOTE: 2004-07 Ram 1500 V8 5.7L Models: The speed sensor is only on the LH (Driver Side) wheel bearing. Please verify there is no speed sensor on the LH (Driver Side) bearing before ordering.

What are Tapered Bearings and Why Use Them?

Tapered bearings are better than roller ball bearings at handling forces exerted on the bearing during cornering (known as axial load) in trucks and large cars. 

Roller ball bearings have spherical ball bearings between two straight rings (called races). Tapered bearings use tapered rollers shaped like flat-topped cones and two races angled from the outside to the inside of the bearing. The greater the angle, the more axial load the bearing can handle.

Your model came from the factory with tapered bearings. This type of bearing handles cornering forces better for trucks and large cars. Roller ball bearings work well for smaller cars, but replacing a tapered bearing with a roller ball bearing will result in increased wear and faster failure.

 

Item Condition: New

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Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by our limited lifetime warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will replace the part free of charge.

BHA53944 Axle / Spindle Nut Torque Specification

  1. step : Remove the wheel and tire (1:13)
    • Raise and secure the vehicle.
    • Remove the lug nuts and then the wheel.
  2. step : Remove Caliper (1:40)
    • Turn wheels all the way in the opposite direction of the side you are working on.
    • Use your socket wrench to remove the caliper bolts.
    • Use a wire tie to help prevent stress on the caliper.
    • Use your socket to remove the brackets.
  3. step : Remove brake disk (3:00)
    • Take care not to touch the rotor, and if you do make sure to clean it with rubbing alcohol or mineral spirits.
  4. step : Remove Hub (3:16)
    • Use a 35mm socket to remove the hub nut.
    • Give the axle a slight tap with a hammer to loosen it.
    • Use a pry bar to remove the axle.
    • Remove the 3 bolts securing the hub using your 18mm socket and extension and ratchet or breaker bar.
    • You can use penetrating oil to help.
    • Disconnect your ABS sensor.
    • Use a rubber mallet to break your hub free, and work around the flange with the hammer to pull it off.
    • Remove the hub and shield.
    • Clean up any corrosion with a wire brush.
  5. step : Install new hub (9:26)
    • Use some penetrating oil to prep the knuckle for the new hub.
    • Put the three 18 mm bolts in place and tighten the nuts to 100 ft lbs.
    • Reinstall the ABS harness.
    • Replace the axle.
    • Tighten but don't torque the lug nut.
  6. step : Put brakes and wheel back on (11:40)
    • Remember to replace the lug nuts on in a star pattern.
    • Lug nuts tighten to 120 ft lbs
    • Hub nut is 185 ft lbs.
    • Make sure to check your brakes and steering before driving again.
    • Make sure to pump the brakes and seat your rotors.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Wire Brush

  • Ratchets & Related

  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 18mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 13/16 Inch Socket
  • 7/8 Inch Socket

Customer Q&A
Ask a question to 1A Auto customers who purchased the product
Does this part fit a 4 x4 truck?
Mike T February 20, 2016
Yes, this will fot a 4x4 model. Please read the details: Does NOT fit the LH (Driver Side) on models that use a Speed Sensor Fits models with RWAL (Rear Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes) only Does NOT fit models with 4 Wheel ABS NOTE: 2004-07 Ram 1500 V8 5.7L Models: The speed sensor is only on the LH (Driver Side) wheel bearing. Please verify there is no speed sensor on the LH (Driver Side) bearing before ordering.
Brian F February 22, 2016
Yes
K A April 9, 2019
Yes, No ABS and it also fits 2WD no front ABS
Marc C May 15, 2019
Yes
Neil S July 28, 2019
How fast can one get the hub assembly?
Michael U August 2, 2017
I got mine in a week
Nichlos N August 2, 2017
With our free ground shipping it would take between 3 - 5 business days. If you do need expedited shipping we offer it to most customers within the 48 contiguous states and prices are available by entering your zip code/postal code.
Alex P August 2, 2017
I had mine within 3 days
Heather B August 2, 2017
How many years is a hub assembly last?
J A October 19, 2019
Thank you for your inquiry. This is dependent on many factors such as the age of the vehicle, the mileage, the climate, driving style, and many more criteria. There isnt a specific lifetime to expect because of all of these factors. Please let us know if you have any further questions.
Anthony C October 20, 2019

Fits the following Makes:

Year Make Model Description
2002-2005Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Dodge Ram 1500 Truck with Rear Wheel ABS Brakes Front Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly
2006-2008Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Quad Cab with Rear Wheel ABS Brakes Front Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly
2006-2008Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Regular Cab with Rear Wheel ABS Brakes Front Wheel Bearing & Hub Assembly

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Raybestos 715072
Raybestos Brakes 715072
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Timken HA500100

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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