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Ok I believe my wheel bearing in the front are going out, squeaking,
the left side will move back and forth about a 1/4".
So how much difficulty is there in changing them out.
and anybody know the best place to get them.
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I have had 3 hub bearings go out on me in 47,000 miles. I have a 4x4. If you are mechanically inclined and have a good assortment of tools. It's not that bad of a job.I have the hub bearing with the abs senser.I bought mine ofEbay for $110.00. Here is a link from the seller I usedfor the hub bearing with no senser.
Good Luck. http://cgi.ebay.ca/DODGE-RAM-1500-FR...QQcmdZViewItem
Safety Recall G02
Front Wheel Bearing and Hub Assembly
2006 (DR) Dodge Ram 1500 Series Pick Up Truck
NOTE: This recall applies only to the above vehicles built from November 9, 2005
through April 27, 2006 (MDH 110900 through 042700). 1500 series Mega-Cab pick
up trucks are not included in this recall.
The front wheel bearings on about 85,000 of the above vehicles may have been
manufactured with an insufficient amount of grease and could fail. This can lead to
wheel separation and result in a crash without prior warning.
The right and left side front wheel bearing and hub assemblies must be inspected.
Wheel bearings within the suspect build date range must be replaced.
A. Front Wheel Bearing and Hub Package (without Speed Sensor)
Part Number Description
CAF1G021 Wheel Bearing and Hub Package
B. Front Wheel Bearing and Hub Package (with Speed Sensor)
Part Number Description
CAD1G022 Wheel Bearing and Hub Package
2006 DODGE RAM 1500
Manufactured between: 11/07/2005 and 04/27/2006
Defect: on certain pickup trucks, the front wheel bearing may have received an insufficient quantity of grease during the manufacturing process.
Consequence: this could result in bearing degradation, and if subsequent noise and vibration are ignored, could result in hub assembly separation. this may result in a loss of vehicle control and cause a crash without warning.
Action: dealers will replace the front hub and bearing units. the recall began on february 26, 2007. owners may contact daimlerchrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
Recall Date: 02/12/2007
My MFR Date on the door says 2-06, so I should be good..
Just got to call a dealer now.