Having problems with your 1996 Mercury Sable ?

Cant remove wheel hub

\015 My 96 mercury sable had 3 broken lug studs on the front wheel assembly got them out but cannot get new ones in the wheel hub retainer wont come off any suggestions ?\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 25-06-2018

Answers :

There should be access hole to install the studs without removing the hub & bearing assembly. If not the assembly will have to come off. Installiing the studs are simple for the nut with a stack of washers will pull the studs in as you tighten them
Here is procedure
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\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Section 04-01: Suspension and Wheel Hubs, Front \015\012\015\0121996 Taurus, Sable Workshop Manual
\015\012REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION \015\012\015\012\015\012Wheel Hub Bolt \015\012\015\012Removal
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  1. \015\012Raise vehicle on hoist.
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  1. \015\012Remove wheel and tire assembly. Refer to Section 04-04 .
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  1. \015\012Remove disc brake caliper (2B120), and front disc brake rotor (1125). Refer to Section 06-03 .
\015\012Brake Shoe and Lining \015\012\015\012Removal
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  1. \015\012Remove brake master cylinder filler cap (2162). Check fluid level in brake master cylinder reservoir (2K478). Remove brake fluid until brake master cylinder reservoir is half full. Discard removed fluid.
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  1. \015\012Raise vehicle on hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
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  1. \015\012Remove wheel and tire assembly from front disc brake rotor mounting face. Use care to avoid damage or interference with disc brake caliper (2B120), front disc brake rotor shield (2K004) or front wheel knuckle (3K185).
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  1. \015\012Remove rear brake pin retainers (2N386). ( I think it is a T 40 torx bit you need)
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  1. \015\012NOTE: It is not necessary to disconnect hydraulic connections. \015\012
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    \015\012Lift disc brake caliper from front disc brake caliper anchor plate (2B292) and front disc brake rotor (1125). Do not pry directly against metal caliper piston or damage will occur.
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  1. \015\012Position disc brake caliper out of the way and support with wire to avoid damaging the disc brake caliper and front brake hose (2078).
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  1. \015\012Remove outer brake shoe and lining (2001) assembly from front disc brake caliper anchor plate.
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  1. \015\012Remove inner brake shoe and lining assembly.
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  1. \015\012Position lug bolt (1107) to clear front wheel knuckle (3K185).
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  1. \015\012Remove lug bolt from wheel hub (1104).



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\015\012Installation
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  1. \015\012Install lug bolt into wheel hub.
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  1. \015\012Using a lug nut (1012), seat wheel hub bolt into wheel hub.
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  1. \015\012Install front disc brake rotor and disc brake caliper. Refer to Section 06-03 .
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  1. \015\012Install wheel and tire assembly. Tighten lug nut to 115-142Nm (85-104 lb-ft).
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