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Wheel Bearing

Front Wheel Bearing Adjustment

See that the front hub, inner and outer bearings are packed with grease. Front hub grease retainer and lock washer should slide over threads on spindle body with fingers (loose fit). Install nut, tighten same so that all component parts are pulled together snugly; that is, inner and outer bearings will be snug in cones, …

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Adjusting Front Wheel Bearing

If there is excessive play in the bearing it can be adjusted as follows: remove wheel. Withdraw cotter key and tighten adjusting nut until the hub just starts to bind. Then back of the adjusting nut one or two notches until the hub can be freely revolved. Before replacing the wheel, be sure to insert …

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