Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V, FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.3 JTD

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
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 32
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Hammer
Crow bar
Wheel chock
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FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.3 JTD
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 rear 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.
  3. Fiat Punto 188 1.2 16V 80 2001 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 6
    Unscrew the brake drum fasteningUse a drive socket #12.Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Changing Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 80 2002 by yourself
    Step 7
    Remove the brake drum.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Examine the brake drum. Replace it if necessary.
  5. How to remove FIAT PUNTO 1.9 JTD 2003 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 8
    Remove the hub bearing protection cap.Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
  6. How to replace Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 9
    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use a drive socket #32.Use a tap wrench.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 10
    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
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    Step 11
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat.
  9. Changing of Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 12
    Install the new wheel hub with a bearing.
  10. FIAT PUNTO 1.9 DS 60 Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 13
    Tighten the hub.Use a drive socket #32.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 125 nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    The wheel bearing unit must not tilt on the axle pin.
  11. Replacing Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 14
    Install the hub bearing protection cap.Use a hammer.
  12. PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 2010 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 15
    Treat the hub where it contacts the brake disk.Use copper grease.
  13. How to change Wheel Bearing on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2011 - tips and tricks
    Step 16
    Install the brake drum and fasten it
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Fiat Punto 188 2012 1.9 JTD Wheel Bearing
    Step 17
    Tigten the brake drum fasteners.Use a drive socket #12.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 15 Nm torque.
  15. 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 18
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.
    Step 19
    Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
  16. How to change Wheel Bearing on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 20
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  17. How to replace FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 2000 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 21
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
    Step 22
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
    Step 23
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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