1998 BMW 528i Q&A
1998 BMW 528i Question: front hub replacement
You generally don't have to, but if you plan on doing this job, get the repair instructions first. go here: www.alldatadiy.com or try autozone they might have a free one - munkyrench
The front wheel bearing hub bolts are only accessible from the back of the steering knuckle. BMW want the disc, ABS sensor, stabilizer link, tie rod end and lower knuckle all removed to do the wheel bearing/hub assembly. You don't have to remove the upper part of the suspension or suspension mount. - patrick mannion
IN THE PROCESS OF DOING MINE. A SIMPLE JOB ON MOST CARS IS COMPLICATED ON THIS CAR DUE TO THE FACT THAT YOU WILL PROBABLY NOT BE ABLE TO GET TO ALL 4 BOLTS WITHOUT REMOVING ALL THE PARTS THAT AUTOTECHPAT STATED IN HIS ANSWER. - Visitor
Over the last few months there is low, rumbling noise in my front end starting at low speeds ( 5 –20 mph ) and up-to about 35 –40 mph, especially noticeable over uneven pavement. The noise is not ...
Since im gonna replace the front wheel hub, does it save the hassle if i were to replaced the rest as well? Or are they separate? Thanks