Timken releases how-to videos on axle, hub maintenance

The Timken Company launched three new videos focusing on light vehicle axle shaft and wheel hub maintenance during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas this week. As you’ll see in the second video, greasing a wheel hub and CV axle prior to assembly can lead to hub failure.

This video shows what may keep your axle from fully seating into the hub assembly.

To hydrodynamic lock, Timken advises against lubricating the hub assembly and CV shaft.

Tips on axle nut torque specs and where to find them.