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Q: How long will it take to change a front wheel bearing ? on 2000 Subaru Outback

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Another possibility, remove the wheel, brake caliper and disc assembly, open half shaft nut and remove spindle, bring to auto machine shop let them press in and out the bearing then reassemble.
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yes. there is a big nut around 32 mm that has to be loosened. it is torqued at about 180 ft lbs.

once the hub is removed, the bearing has to be pressed off and on. best left to a shop to do this for you.

it takes a shop around 2 hours for this operation.

Roy
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