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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Wheel Hub Assembly
Common signs include a roaring sound from the tires area, vibrating steering wheel, play in the tire/wheel combo, and clicking sound from the wheels.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Wheel Stud
Common signs include damaged threads on the wheel stud due to improper installation of the lug nuts onto the stud and rust on the wheel stud.
How Long Does a Wheel Stud Last?
The tires on a car are among the most important parts. Tires are the only part of a car that actually touch the ground, which means that you will have to ensure...
How Long Does a Wheel Hub Assembly Last?
The wheels that are on a vehicle are vital in its overall level of functionality. There are a variety of things that help to make this part of a car run,...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Wheel Seal
Common signs include grease leaking from the bearings, visible damage to the wheel seal, and noises coming from the tires and wheels.
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Wheel Bearings
Common signs include abnormal tire wear, grinding or roaring noise from the tire area, vibration in the steering wheel, and play in the wheels.
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...
Is It Safe to Drive With a Damaged Wheel Bearing?
In order for your wheels to turn, they need bearings. Wheel bearings fit into the hub (inside a race) and allow the wheel to turn freely. However, bearings wear over time and they’ll...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Speed Sensor
Common signs include harsh or improper shifting, cruise control not working, and the Check Engine Light coming on.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Wheel Speed Sensor
Common signs include the ABS Light coming on, ABS not working properly, and the Traction Control Light staying on.
How Long Does a Wheel Speed Sensor Last?
With all of the sensors and switches that a card has, it can be very overwhelming when trying to keep up with them all. For the most part, a person will...
How Long Does a Wheel Seal Last?
The wheels of a car are very important in regards to getting the car moving. In order for the wheels of the car to move, a person will have to make sure...
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 Replace a Wheel Stud
Car wheel studs hold the wheels to a hub. Wheel studs withstand a lot of pressure and wear out if under too much force, causing rust or damage.

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One rear wheel warmer than the other, making scraping squeaking noise, started to vibrate when going faster
Hey there. It sounds like the hub may not have been pressed all the way into the bearing on installation. It's an easy mistake to make. Pressing in the hub takes a tremendous amount of force so it's sometimes hard...
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The front right starts shaking really bad at 30 mph. This is a rebuild car.
Anytime there is a rebuilt car title on a vehicle you never know what kind of problem caused the vehicle to be totaled by the insurance company. The insurance company determined that the needed repairs to fix the vehicle back...
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There's a whining sound coming from the front of the car - 2012 Chevrolet Cruze
Hello and thank you for your question. There are many different things that can cause a whining sound in the front of the vehicle, but the most common is a non-lubricated bearing inside an alternator. If the noise occurs...
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Broken hub bearing
You are absolutely correct. If the vehicle even gets raised up off of the ground the front wheels should be shaken down to see if any play exists. This is especially true if the tires were being replaced. There is...
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ABS light comes on while driving. Also traction control light comes on while driving,
The ABS and Traction control use sensors located in the tire area. There are hub bearings that are paired with sensors operation. The clunk sound could be some type of wear that needs to be look at as soon as...
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I have a humming winning noise coming from I believe under the truck, only does it when moving..ideas??
Hi there. If you are having problems in the hubs, then the front drive axle and transfer case may have issues. Have the noise checked and isolated by an expert if you haven't already. Whining noise sounds like it is...
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On a 1994 c280 the wheel stud plate is stripped. Is there any way I can fix that?
Hello, thanks for writing in. With a good tap & dye kit, you may be able to re-tap the threads. However, if this is not done properly, you run the risk of making the bolt hole too big and will...
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I have a 2004 Dodge Dakota that needs the front wheel hubs changed. It is 4wd with all wheel ABS. I need some tips.
When I replace a hub, I don't necessarily remove the CV joints. I do, however, remove the nut that is holding the CV joint onto the hub. You will need to remove the brakes and rotor, the upper and lower...
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Front wheel bearing needs replacing
Anytime a bearing is bad and you continue to drive on that bearing you are taking a chance of damaging additional components like hub assemblies, brake rotors, ABS sensors and axles. I would recommend having a mobile mechanic like one...
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I hear an abnormal noise from front driver's side wheel. It sounds like a wheel bearing but not sure.
A wheel bearing noise can be different between vehicles as some designs may vary a little. The most common is a roaring noise that may change when going around turns. It may be louder going in one direction or the...
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Will front suspension parts (other than hubs) from a 6 lug k2500 work in an 8 lug k2500?
Hello. The difference in the lugs is bases on the weight or tonnage of the truck. The suspension is built based on this. If you truck is an 8 lug then you should only use the parts that are made...
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Started out try to take off the wheel hub assembly even with a puller.
Hi. Sometimes the hub assembly is very hard to get out and the puller does not have enough force to get it out. The best way to get the hub assembly out is to use a hammer that at least...
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Are the front driver and passenger strut assembly parts the same for the 2008 Buick Enclave?
When I look up the strut assemblies parts on this vehicle the left and right struts use the same part number. They are the same.
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Knocking from front right tire after getting a flat and putting a new tire and rim on. 2003 Olds Alero
Hi there. Chances are the noise heard from the right front wheel is the result of the replacement rim and tire. This may not be safe to drive and should be corrected, before continued driving. If the rim is correct...
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ABS brakes grab (driver front) upon stopping.
Hey there. As you know, your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS system which is controlled by the car's ECU. When...
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Popping noise when I turn my 1999 ford expedition
This sounds like you may have wheel bearings that are going out. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the rollers...
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When pulling off, it feels like the rear end is dragging
If a wheel bearing in the hub was defective enough to cause drag, you would hear a tremendous amount of noise from the failed bearing. Wheels might also drag due to misalignment or failure of the brakes to retract. Misalignment...
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The left front wheel makes a metal grinding noise when turning right at a slow speed - 2009 Cadillac CTS-V
Hi there - based on the symptoms you describe, I believe your left front wheel bearing is shot. I would recommend having the wheel bearing/hub assembly replaced by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come...
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I can't get the axle out of the driver side hub.
The axle constant velocity (CV) joint has splines that go through the outer hub assembly secured with a large nut. Sometime when the CV axle needs to be removed the splines of the CV joint will rust and corrode then...
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2008 Cadillac STS rear bearing ,how do I get the 3 bolts off the bearing the CV shaft is in the way I pushed it in as far as it ca
On this vehicle the upper control arm to knuckle retaining nut must be removed. Using SST (special service tool) J 43631 (or equivalent) the upper control arm is separated from the knuckle. After the hub/bearing assembly bolts are removed, typically...

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