Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.4 16V Twinport LPG (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.8 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 DTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.4 16V Twinport (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.3 CDTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.3 CDTI (E75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing on OPEL MERIVA A [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Opel Meriva X03. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # E20
Drive socket # 30
Torx bit T30
Bush and bearing driver set
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Crow bar
Ball joint puller
Circlip pliers
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Opel Meriva X03. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Opel Meriva X03 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Opel Meriva X03 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Remove the cotter pin. Use a crowbar.
  2. Step 3
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    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use a drive socket #30. Use a tap wrench.
  3. Step 4
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  4. Step 5
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 6
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Opel Meriva X03
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 8
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    Treat the ABS sensor connector. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Detach the ABS sensor connector.
  9. Step 10
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor wiring.
  10. Step 11
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #Е20. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
  13. Step 14
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    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Opel Meriva X03. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  14. Step 15
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    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  15. Step 16
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 17
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  17. Step 18
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  18. Step 19
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Step 20
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    Remove the brake disc.
  20. Step 21
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  21. Step 22
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    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the suspension strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench.
  22. Step 23
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  23. Step 24
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Step 25
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  25. Step 26
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    Disconnect the lower arm from the steering knuckle.
  26. Step 27
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the drive shaft to the wheel hub.
  27. Step 28
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    Detach the driveshaft from the steering knuckle.
  28. Step 29
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  29. Step 30
    Remove the steering knuckle together with the hub.
    Step 31
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    Clean the fasteners of the brake disc cover. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  30. Step 32
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the brake disc cover. Use Torx T30.
  31. Step 33
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    Remove the brake disc cover.
  32. Step 34
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    Remove the wheel hub from the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  33. Step 35
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    Clean the fasteners of the wheel hub bearing. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  34. Step 36
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    Remove the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer. Use a crowbar.
  35. Step 37
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  36. Step 38
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    Press out the wheel hub bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  37. Step 39
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  38. Step 40
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    Press the new bearing in the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Opel Meriva X03. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Check to make sure the wheel hub bearing is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment. Stop pressing on the surface of the bearing immediately after it has been fitted into its mounting seat.
  39. Step 41
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    Install the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use circlip pliers.
  40. Step 42
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    Clean the hub. Use WD-40 spray.
  41. Step 43
    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use a bearing separator. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Step 44
    Clean the hub. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 45
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    Install the wheel hub on the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Opel Meriva X03. AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the wheel hub is positioned correctly. Avoid any misalignment.
  42. Step 46
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    Clean the splines of the drive shaft CV joint. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  43. Step 47
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    Treat the shock strut mounting seat on the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  44. Step 48
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Opel Meriva x03 2008 1.3 CDTI (E75) Wheel Bearing
    Install the steering knuckle assembled with the wheel hub.
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