It's not a hub assy, but inner and outer bearings on some and one bearing on others (forget which is which) and does not seem to be that bad of a job if you can get the bearings out of the hub without a press.
Fairly easy just basic hand tools. Did inner and outers on mine this spring. Do yourself a favor and buy the double sealed bearings. this holds the grease in the bearing. they cost about $5 more but well worth it.
when you removed the disc brake assembly did it have 4 mounting bolts? because on this vehicle there are only 2 screws and i'm wondering if that is really holding me back don't know how to go about getting the screws off since they're on there really good
Use an "Impact Screwdriver" with a good, sharp phillips bit. Then strike it with a hammer to get it loose. Worse case, you gotta chisel them out or drill them out. They are not needed after putting back together.
Noise mostly, To check the joints you can grab the shaft and see if they(joints)are loose. Sloopy joints will cause a vibration. Sometimes felt in the steering wheel. The wheel bearing just growls and makes noise up front.
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