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Old 01-20-2004, 07:58 PM   #1
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Angry rear wheel bearings! screw them

i just got my rear wheel bearings replaced. again! for the 4th time. i have a 00 rs. what is going on?!
i know there was some discussion on this, before but have any of you had the same problem? contacted subaru? what about a recall?!@!??!?!? i am never buying subaru again.
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Old 01-20-2004, 09:34 PM   #2
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Which model?
What wheels are you running on your car?
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Old 01-20-2004, 10:33 PM   #3
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just got my rear wheel bearings replaced. again! for the 4th time. i have a 00 rs. what is going on?!
It means that during the first replacement the hub or carrier where the new bearing presses into was damaged and slightly deformed. therefore every new bearing burns up quickly.

Do a search on this, the detailed info should turn up.


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Old 01-21-2004, 12:47 AM   #4
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I have the TSB on our Scoobymods site, check www.endwrench.com too and you will get some good info there too. As stated once they screw up the first install you'll just eat bearings left and right till they replace the carrier I think.
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