Put the nuts on the studs and try to pull it in by tightening in a cross pattern. Some times when you pull the axles the bearings pull out a bit in the cups, are cocked, and will not go all the way in. Only tighten the nuts about one-half turn then go to the next one. Works for me every time.
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