Replacement of the Renault Logan hub bearing: step-by-step instructions, features
A wheel bearing is a suspension element,which supports a part of the car's support. It is installed both on the front and rear axle. Serves this item long enough. However, after a while the car will need to replace the hub bearing. "Renault Logan" is no exception. How to determine the malfunction and replace the part yourself? We will tell about this in our today's article.
About the resource and signs of a malfunction
The manufacturer claims that the replacement of the front wheel bearing is not required for the Renault Logan car next 150 thousand kilometers. Practice shows that this element is really resource.
Moreover, the bearing can serve 200thousand. Its main enemy is moisture. If the body of the element is deformed and water gets inside, the bearing instantly crumbles. Corrosion processes in it are unacceptable. Therefore, as soon as the lubricant has disappeared in the mechanism and rust has started to expand, it will emit a characteristic buzz. As the speed increases, it increases. An unpleasant sound can come from both the front and rear of the car. If this is the case, the machine needs to replace the wheel bearing. "Renault Logan" is equipped with four hub elements.
How to accurately determine the breakdown?
To find out which of the wheelsscattered bearing, you need to subdivide each of the parts of the car and check how free the disk rotates. If it lyuftit and at the same time produces a characteristic rumble, then the car needs replacement hub bearing. "Renault Logan" can ride with this malfunction, but there is a risk that the wheel will jam. This will entail an uncontrolled skid. Get to the repair site with such a bearing without a tow truck can. However, it would be unsafe to drive on a scattered element intentionally.
How to choose a new part
Let's notice, that cars of model "Logan" went as withanti-slip system of wheels, and without it. The very replacement of the Renault Logan hub bearings with ABS does not differ with special methods. However, the detail has its own peculiarities. When buying, ask the seller what type of bearing (with ABS or not). If you put an ABS-free element on the car without ABS, the corresponding lama of yellow color will always be on the instrument panel.
What is the cost of replacing a wheel bearing"Renault Logan"? The price of the original FAG product ranges from three to five thousand rubles. For bearings with magnetic stripe (for cars equipped with ABS system), the price will be higher. There are also a number of analogues. Car owners are positive about the following manufacturers:
The cost of such products is from one and a half to two and a half thousand rubles.
When selecting a new bearing, specify the dimensionselement. There are often cases when the original does not correspond to the actual diameter. The inner ring size (landing) is 37 millimeters. The outer diameter is 72 millimeters. The width is 37 millimeters. These parameters are applicable for both types of auto - with and without ABS.
To replace the hub bearing successfully, you need to prepare the following set of tools:
- Wrenches and heads.
- Round-nosed pliers.
- A hammer.
- Press or vice.
In order not to overtighten the stud bearing nut,it is also recommended to use a torque wrench. What is the replacement for the hub bearing? "Renault Logan" has a special hub design. And, to remove the bearing outside, we will need a special puller. It's called - for wheel bearings. The tool looks like this.
Its cost is about a thousand rubles.
Self-replacing rear wheel bearing
"Renault Logan" is installed on the lift. If you do not have one, you need to hang a part of the body jack (from the side where you need to change the element). Previously, you need to break the hub nut by 30 key. Important point - the car should not stand on the handle (if possible, install the anti-rollers). Then the brake drum is disassembled. After passing to the lock ring. Since it fits snugly in the hole, it needs to be screwed with a screwdriver.
Then remove the cap of the hub bearing. Using a stripper, the crumbling element is pressed out. Further, the inner cavity of the hub is cleaned of contaminants. You can use a piece of rag and any solvent. Further, this place is carefully treated with lithol. Since the lubricant is quite thick, it is recommended to apply it with a screwdriver or a wooden chip.
Then a new bearing is pressed into the seat. Assemble the elements in the reverse order.
The important point - the hub nut is twisted witheffort of 175 Nanometers. Tighten the element so that there is a slight backlash of 1 degree. Pressing itself is done with the load on the outer ring of the bearing. It is important not to break the clip during installation. Otherwise, it can crumble on the first turn.
How to replace the front axlewheel bearing? "Renault Logan" with their own hands is jacked up from one side. It is also required to unscrew the hub nut. In general, the replacement process is almost the same as in the previous case, but there are some nuances here. For example, to dismantle the bearing, you need to disassemble the rotary knuckle.
You can do this with a standard setkeys and heads. After removal, the swivel fist is clamped into the vise. Then, using a hammer, you must carefully knock out the hub. In order not to damage the element, use a mandrel of the appropriate diameter. Got the hub, we find on it part of the inner ring. We also change it to a new one.
Further, the bearing is ejected from theits subsequent replacement and installation. As in the previous case, the seat is thoroughly cleaned and treated with lithol. The nest of the fist is also covered with grease. After installing the part, the hub is pressed until it stops. The inner ring is supported by the stand. The rotary cam is installed in the reverse order. After the work is done, check the installation and the reliability of pressing the elements. The caps must be carefully fixed, and the wheels must stand parallel to each other. Otherwise, rolls may be bent.
So, we figured out how to replacefront and rear wheel bearings on the Renault Logan. As you can see, the procedure is not very complicated and any motorist can do it. Specialists recommend changing the wheel bearing in pairs. This eliminates the need for an immediate replacement of the neighboring element and will save time in the future.