Changing the front wheel bearings/hub on a 2009 Ford explorer was difficult but doable even for a novice mechanic. I recommend sourcing a genuine Ford replacement because the knockoffs have a nasty reputation of short lifespans.

<p>The rear ones are real fun</p>
I have been told that it might be better to buy a whole new suspension arm and bearing than try to get the rear ones out. That often it takes a big press and the arm bends before the bearing comes. I don't even want to think about it.<br><br>Ken
<p>I don't know about better or bending the arms. I've done both sides on my mom's 02 with my 12 ton press (not really big). PITA but its doable. All the videos I checked about doing it made it look worse than it was and it took me half the suggested time.</p><p>After seeing the design flaws and poor planing ford did in it she is getting rid of it the next year or 2 so I don't have to worry about doing them again.</p>

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