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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Support Bearing
Common signs include unusual noises and shuddering during acceleration.
How Long Does a Center Support Bearing Last?
The center support bearing is normally on mid-size or heavy-duty vehicles, such as trucks. The purpose of this part is to help support the longer drive shaft that these vehicles depend...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Front Output Shaft Bearing
Common signs include a noisy drivetrain, excessive vibrations, and oil leaking from the transfer case in all-wheel or four-wheel vehicles.
How Long Does a Front Output Shaft Bearing Last?
For those people who own a vehicle that is equipped with all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, the vehicle uses a transfer case in order to split up the motion so...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Wheel Bearing Gone?
Wheel bearings help a car roll smoothly. Bad or missing wheel bearing symptoms include grinding noises, a loose steering wheel, and uneven tire wear.
How to Replace Wheel Bearings
Wheel bearings are parts that allow the wheels on your vehicle to spin freely and with as little friction as possible. A wheel bearing is a set of...
How Long Do Wheel Bearings Last?
Most people take for granted all of the systems that have to work together in order for their car to run. Making a car mobile is a lot harder than most people...
How to Replace a Driveshaft Center Support Bearing
The center support bearing for the driveshaft is simple in design and function. It can be difficult to replace due to the driveshaft's complex build.
How to Replace the Rear Hub Bearing on a Ford Explorer
Wheel bearings allow the car's wheels to give you a smooth ride. A howling or grinding noise is a sign that your hub bearing should be replaced.
How to Clean and Repack Wheel Bearings
A wheel bearing should be cleaned and repacked if there is abnormal tire wear, grinding coming from the car tires, or steering wheel vibration.

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front passenger wheel well smoking
The unusual high heat on the right front side could be due to a failed wheel bearing and/or a stuck brake caliper. If you compare the brake rotor temperature, left versus right, using an infrared thermometer you can determine if...
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when i drive my car i fell it too heavy and when i lifted up i noticed the front right wheel not spin free like the left side
On the drive wheels, which are the front wheels in your case, there will be some resistance to turning because of the connection to the transaxle through the CV axles. If it takes a lot of force though to rotate...
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Clutch not disengaging (can't change gears) 1998 Mitsubishi Galant
Hi there - great diagnostic work, I believe you are correct in diagnosing a completely failed clutch throwout bearing. Replacement of the clutch assembly is, unfortunately, now in order. Don't forget the pilot bearing while doing this service - it...
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Rear passenger wheel making crunching sound
Possible causes of such noise are wheel bearings, a stuck brake caliper or seized sliding pins on the caliper torque plate, brake dust plate interference, loose caliper or torque plate, suspension interference with the body, and trapped foreign material in...
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Rear differential problem
The reason the pinion seal went bad is due to the pinion bearing is bad and letting the pinion shaft move up and down. You may need to replace the pinion and carrier bearings in the rear end.
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Suspension damage 2015 Dodge Dart
Hi there - possibly. While it is possible that the wheel bearing was not damaged, or damaged enough to cause a concern for replacement. However, most modern front-wheel drive vehicles utilize double-row ball bearing hub designs, and these bearings are...
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cambered wheel
If the wheel bearing has failed, replacement can be effected during a mobile service call right to your location. To have the bearing replaced, please request wheel bearing diagnostic/replacement and the responding certified mechanic will get this resolved for you...
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Hello, I just got my front lower ball joints and control arms replaced today, but I am now experiencing a tinking sound.
The most obvious possibility is damage to the CV joint during control arm replacement. In your application, the CV joint and boot will be impacted unless precautions are taken when the ball joint is separated from the steering knuckle. Indeed,...
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Noises coming from what seems to be the transfer case.
The rumbling sound is characteristic of failed bearings and/or gears. Using chassis ears (remote wireless microphones), placed on various components, it's possible to pinpoint the noise to the transfer case if that is the origin. Unfortunately, with noises of this...
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Car makes a medium pitched whine or growl in sync with rpms.
If you are hearing the noise at idle when the car is not moving, generally the noise you are describing originates in the engine, the transmission (torque converter runs even at idle), and/or the accessory drives. However, if there is...
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I am pretty sure my front wheel bearings are going out on my 2010 escape. What is the estimate cost to replace both?
A wheel bearing will not make a crunch sound on bumps but the shocks or struts and sway bar bushings will. I have also seen lower control arms and ball joints make the noise. Try to bounce the front end...
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Suspension woes.. power steering leaks, noises heard when driving
Hello, we will be happy to help you get rid of those woes. I'm assuming that the tire fell off which would cause a lot of damage especially to the side that contacted the ground. There's likely some broken or...
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Are the wheel bearings in the 98 lincoln navigator pressed in?
Hello. We will be happy to answer your question. The wheel bearings on a Lincoln Navigator are pressed down but not pressed in in the fashion that you may think. They can be removed by hand but you will have...
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Is there grease in the left side front driver side wheel bearing
The wheel bearings on the front of your car are within unitized hub assemblies and thus the grease that is placed within when the hub is manufactured is permanently sealed inside. It will not leak out. If the bearing has...
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Hard to shift into gears while the car is on. (Manual) 2007 Acura CSX
Hi there, the failure of your clutch to disengage could be due to two factors: first, air may have gotten into the clutch hydraulic circuit, making the pedal soft or spongy - and the clutch fail to fully disengage. Second,...
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Loud noise at 20-40mph
Hello. It is likely one of the plastic panels under your car making the dragging noise. The plastic panels I suspect are the wheel well covers and the splash guard underneath the car. One of them could be dragging or...
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What name is given to the bearing after the wheel bearing on a 2006 Pontiac Torrent
In your application, the passenger side CV axle does not use a carrier (center support) bearing. The noise you are describing could be due to failure of the same wheel bearing (not a rare occurrence, please read below), or the...
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I have a question about my wheels for a 2004 oldsmobile alero. Do the wheel bearing in the back have to be pressed any way before
The wheel bearings on the rear of your car are pre-installed within unitized hub assemblies. The hub assembly is a bolt on assembly and thus there is no need for a press to install the part. To get the unitized...
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how much to fix a wheel bearing on a infiniti 2007 g35x
Hello. A squeaking sound is generally not caused by a worn wheel bearing. Squeaks are more likely caused by a worn; ball joints ,sway bar endlinks, struts or springs. A steering and suspension evaluation should be about $70 but I...
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Car has a roaring/humming from the rear wheel wells.
Yes, wheel bearings are a possibility but tire noise would have to be ruled out. The wheel bearings on the rear of your car are within unitized hub assemblies and replacement is fairly straightforward. To get the bearing(s) inspected, and...

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