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How to replace the front

hub bearing on Citroen C3

Carry out replacement in the following order:


1 2

Tighten the parking brake lever. Place wedge blocks under the rear wheels.

3 4

Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.

Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.

5 6.1

Remove the front wheels. Unscrew the brake caliper fastening

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6.2 7

Remove the brake caliper.

8.1

AutoDoc recommends:
Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire
without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent
depressurization of the brake system.

Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been
removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake
cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the
system may occur.

Unscrew the brake disc mounting bolts and


remove it.

8.2 9

Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering


knuckle.

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10 11.1

Using a special tool push the steering rod end Remove the ABS sensor from the steering
out of the steering knuckle. knuckle.

11.2 12

Unscrew the wheel hub fastening nut

13 14

Remove the ball joint from the steering knuckle.

Unscrew the ball joint fastening nut.

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15 16

Remove the drive shaft from the wheel hub. Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock
absorber strut.

17 18

Remove the steering knuckle together with the


hub.

Press the wheel hub out from the tapered roller


bearing.

19 20.1

Remove the retaining ring from the steering Press out the wheel hub bearing.
knuckle.

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20.2

AutoDoc recommends:
Clear the components and apply a thin layer of grease on the
bearing seat.

21.1

Install the hub bearing in such a way that the Press the new bearing in the steering knuckle.
ABS magnetic strip would be located on the
wheel hub inner side.

21.2 22

Install the retaining ring in the steering knuckle.

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23.1 23.2

Install the wheel hub on the steering knuckle.

24 25

Install the steering knuckle with a hub in Tighten the lower fastening of the shock
assembly. absorber.

26 27

Install the drive shaft into the wheel hub.

Connect the ball joint of the control arm to the


steering knuckle and install the ball joint
fastening bolt.

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Lock the nut.

Screw the hub nut.

30.1 30.2

Install the ABS sensor on the steering knuckle


and secure it.

31 32.1

Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle Install the brake disc and secure it.
and tighten it.

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32.2 32.3

33.1 33.2

Install the brake caliper and fix it.

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33.3 34

Install the wheel.

35

Lower the car and working in a cross order,


tighten the wheel bolts.

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