What size socket fits the axle nut?

A Must Have for Front End Work This 36mm axle nut socket is extra deep to fit various axle lengths and can be used to remove or install axle nuts on front wheel drive vehicles.

Do they make 12 point impact sockets?

Proto® 12 Point Impact Sockets are ideal for use on stubborn or damaged fasteners, and also on fasteners made from soft materials.

How big is a 12 point socket?

12-Point Sockets Drive Size: Any1/4 in. 3/8 in. 1/2 in.

What are the most common axle nut sizes?

What are the most common axle nut sizes?

Item No. Description Weight
30410 3.25″ 8 pt. Axle Nut Socket 2.7 lbs (1.2 kg)
30411 3.5″ 6 pt. Axle Nut Socket 2.95 lbs (1.3 kg)
30412 3.75″ 8 pt. Axle Nut Socket 3.15 lbs (1.4 kg)
30413 4″ 6 pt. Axle Nut Socket 3.35 lbs (1.5 kg)

What size socket do I need to remove a wheel bearing?

2- 3/8″ is the correct size.

What size is Toyota axle nut?

Big Wrench The axle nut is 30mm 12 point. You will need a Deep 30mm 12 point socket.

Are 12 point sockets better?

Answer: It’s true that 12-point sockets are fine for most lightweight repairs, but heavy wrenching calls for a six-point socket. A six-point socket is much less likely to slip off a stubborn fastener or round over the corners. Here’s why: (1) Six-point sockets have thicker walls, so they’re less likely to flew.

Are 12 point sockets necessary?

The additional points make these sockets easier to connect with the heads of fasteners. This is ideal if you are trying to work on a fastener that is hard to see or you cannot see at all. 12 point sockets are also great for use in tight spaces as they allow you to connect to a fastener at more angles.

What does it sound like when a wheel bearing is going bad?

The classic sounds of a bad wheel bearing are cyclic chirping, squealing and/or growling noise. You can also tell that the sound is related to wheel bearings if it changes in proportion to vehicle speed. The sound can get worse with every turn, or it can disappear momentarily.

What is the torque for wheel bearings?

Generally, jam nuts less than 2-5/8″ should be torqued to 200-300 lbf-ft; nuts 2-5/8″ and over should be torqued to 250-400 lbf-ft. See chart for exact torque specification. The final step is to use a dial indicator to verify the end play or free movement of the tire and wheel assembly along the spindle axis.