Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V, FIAT Doblo Estate (119_, 223_) 1.3 JTD 16V, FIAT Doblo Cargo (223_) 1.3 JTD 16V

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner №13
Combination spanner №16
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 36
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat screwdriver
Tap wrench
Hammer
Flat chisel
Bush and bearing driver set
Ball joint puller
Crow bar
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for PUNTO (188) and other FIAT models
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Wheel Bearing
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FIAT Doblo Cargo (223_) 1.3 JTD 16V
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FIAT Doblo Estate (119_, 223_) 1.3 JTD 16V
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Wheel Bearing Kit
How to change Wheel Bearing Kit on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V – tips for proper car maintenance
FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V
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FIAT Doblo Cargo (223_) 1.3 JTD 16V
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FIAT Doblo Estate (119_, 223_) 1.3 JTD 16V
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your FIAT PUNTO 188 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. How to replace FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 2000 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Changing Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 80 2002 by yourself
    Step 6.1
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening
    Step 6.2
    Use a drive socket #17.Use a ratchet wrench.Use a tap wrench.
  4. How to remove FIAT PUNTO 1.9 JTD 2003 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 7
    Remove the brake caliper.
    AutoDoc recommends:
    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.
  5. How to replace Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 8
    Disconnect the brake hose holder from the shock absorber strut.Use a flat screwdriver.
  6. How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 9.1
    Unscrew the brake disc fasteningUse a drive socket #12.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 10
    Remove the brake disc.
  8. Changing of Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 11
    Unstake the wheel hub retaining nut.Use a flat metal-working chisel.Use a hammer.
    Step 12
    Unscrew the wheel hub fastening nut Use a drive socket #36.
  9. FIAT PUNTO 1.9 DS 60 Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 13
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #17.Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Replacing Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 14
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.Use a ball joint puller.
  11. PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 2010 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    How to change Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2011 - tips and tricks
    Step 15.1
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber strut.
    Step 15.2
    Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #17.Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Fiat Punto 188 2012 1.9 JTD Wheel Bearing
    Step 16
    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle.Use a combination spanner #13.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. DIY replacement of Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V 1999 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 17
    Remove the fastening bolts.Use a hammer.
    Step 18
    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle
    Step 19
    Remove the drive shaft from the wheel hub.
    Step 20
    Unscrew the ABS sensor fastening from the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 21
    Remove the ABS sensor from the steering knuckle.
  14. How to change Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 22
    Release the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle.Use a flat metal-working chisel.Use a hammer.
    Step 23
    Remove the steering knuckle together with the hub.
  15. How to replace FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 2000 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 24
    Press the wheel hub out from the tapered roller bearing.Use a hammer.
    Step 25
    Remove the retaining ring from the steering knuckle.Use a flat screwdriver.
  16. Fiat Punto 188 1.2 16V 80 2001 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Changing Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 80 2002 by yourself
    How to remove FIAT PUNTO 1.9 JTD 2003 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 26.1
    Press out the wheel hub bearing.
    Step 26.2
    Step 26.3
  17. How to replace Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 27
    Press the new bearing in the steering knuckle.
  18. How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 28
    Install the retaining ring in the steering knuckle.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 29
    Press the wheel hub into the bearing inner race.
    Step 30
    Install the steering knuckle with a hub in assembly.
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    Step 31
    Install the fastening bolts.
    Step 32
    Use a crowbar. Install the drive shaft into the wheel hub.
  21. FIAT PUNTO 1.9 DS 60 Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 33.1
    Tighten the lower fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.
    Step 33.2
    Use a combination spanner #17.Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 95 Nm torque.
  22. PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 2010 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 34
    Install the ABS sensor  on the steering knuckle and secure it.Use a drive socket #10.
  23. How to change Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2011 - tips and tricks
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Fiat Punto 188 2012 1.9 JTD Wheel Bearing
    Step 35.1
    Screw the hub nut.
    Step 35.2
    Use a drive socket #36.Use a tap wrench.
  24. DIY replacement of Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V 1999 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 36
    Restake the wheel hub retaining nut.Use a pin punch.Use a hammer.
  25. How to change Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 37
    Install the brake disc and secure it.Use a drive socket #12.
  26. How to replace FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 2000 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 38
    Use a ratchet wrench.
  27. Fiat Punto 188 1.2 16V 80 2001 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
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    How to remove FIAT PUNTO 1.9 JTD 2003 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 39.1
    Install the brake caliper and fix it.
    Step 39.2
    Use a drive socket #12.
    Step 39.3
    Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 35 Nm torque.
  28. How to replace Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 40
    Connect the brake hose fastener to the shock absorber strut.
  29. How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 41
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle and tighten it.Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
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    Step 42
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
    Step 43
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  31. Changing of Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 44
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
    Step 45
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
    Step 46
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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