Remove the steering knuckle to replace the hub and steering knuckle assembly

We prepare the car for work and disconnect the negative battery terminal

Loosen the wheel hub nut

How to remove the Mazda 6 front suspension steering knuckle How to remove the steering knuckle of the front suspension of a Mazda 6

Raise and mount the front of the car on supports, remove the front wheel

How to remove the Mazda 6 front suspension steering knuckle How to remove the steering knuckle of the front suspension of a Mazda 6

Unscrew the wheel hub nut

We unscrew the bolt securing the wire holder of the front wheel speed sensor to the steering knuckle and move it to the side

How to remove the Mazda 6 front suspension steering knuckle How to remove the steering knuckle of the front suspension of a Mazda 6

Unscrew the bolt securing the front wheel speed sensor to the steering knuckle and move the sensor to the side

Remove the brake caliper without disconnecting the brake hose from it and tie it with wire to the upper arm of the front suspension

How to remove the Mazda 6 front suspension steering knuckle How to remove the steering knuckle of the front suspension of a Mazda 6

Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle

We press the pin of the ball joint of the upper arm of the front suspension from the steering knuckle

How to remove the Mazda 6 front suspension steering knuckle How to remove the steering knuckle of the front suspension of a Mazda 6

Remove the lower arm ball joint bracket

Remove the steering knuckle assembly with the hub and the brake disc by pulling the shank of the outer joint of the front wheel drive out of the hub

Unscrew the fastening screws and remove the brake disc

Install parts in reverse order

How to remove the Mazda 6 front suspension steering knuckle

The front suspension knuckles are marked "L" and "R". Steering knuckles right and left are not interchangeable

Replacing the front hub bearing

Requires a bearing puller

How to remove the Mazda 6 front suspension steering knuckle

Remove the steering knuckle

We install the puller and press the hub assembly with the bearing out of the steering knuckle

After removing the hub, the bearing is not reusable, so it must be replaced

The spare parts are supplied with the original bearing assembly with the hub, so further disassembly does not make sense

We press the hub with the bearing all the way into the steering knuckle

Install parts in reverse order

Check and, if necessary, adjust the angles of the stakeeu