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    Default 03 Astro Front Wheel Bearing

    Just had a front wheel bearing assembly replaced and it was expensive ($525). How hard is the to do on the driveway? Is it as simple as removing the caliper assemble, removing the large bolt holding on the front wheel hub - pulling off the old and reassembling in reverse order - or is there more to the job?

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    Sounds like you got all the steps right. Sure sounds like a lot for replacing a wheel bearing!


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    That's pretty much it. Just curious is this an AWD astro or real wheel drive?
    The process is still the same, I'm just being nosy.
    Patrick
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    Details are as follows:
    2003 Astro - 101500 It is an AWD. Knock wood so far, only thing that Ive had done was a right lower ball joint, left front wheel bearing, 3 sets of tires (1 set the result of road hazard), and i"m on the second set of brakes now - so the vehicle has been relatively dependable.

    I will post with the breakdown of the bill when I get home tonight...

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