On Apr 3, 2006, at 7:00 PM, Bob Labuz wrote:
> On Monday 03 April 2006 10:32 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> TRs can have sudden wheel-bearing issues. Ask me how I
> I have to ask, did the nut that holds the whole hub and bearing on
> the axle
> also fail? Or did the bearing fail in such a way as to leave the
> nut and
> washer in place? It looks like the hub actually is detached from
> the axle.
The nut did not fail, but it did come off. I think the cotter pin
must have failed to allow this.
I think the shop may have tightened the bearing too much, but there
is no way to prove this. The wheel did not rattle when I shook it,
so the bearing was not running loose before the incident.
Phil Ethier West Side Saint Paul Minnesota USA
1962 TR4 CT2846L, 1992 Saturn SL2, 1993 Suburban, 1994 Miata C package
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