2009 Nissan 370Z — Repair Manual - Rear Axle (Section RAX)
C - Perform work in a location which is as dust-free as possible. Fabric shop cloths must not be used because of the danger of lint adhering to parts. If there is any of irregular conditions, replace wheel hub and bearing assembly.
Tightening must be done following the installation procedure. Hang caliper assembly in a place where it will not interfere with work. Remove cotter pin and adjusting cap (if equipped), then loosen wheel hub lock nut with a power tool.
Hammer the J wood to disengage wheel hub and bearing assembly from drive shaft. Remove wheel hub lock nut and spring washer (if equipped). Separate axle housing from suspension arm, using the ball joint remover, and then remove axle housing.