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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...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Worn Wheel Bearing?
A wheel bearing is a set of steel balls held together by a steel ring. The job of the wheel bearing is to help turn the wheel and minimize friction while...
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.

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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...
Second time on same wheel 4 or more of 6 lug nuts snapped off while driving
The problem may not be the hub or studs, but the rim. Look at the inside of the rim-centering hub to see if it has damage where it has not been seated properly or is unable to be seated. If...
serious issue with my right rear brake.
Yes, I agree this is a serious issue. If the hub bearing failed, the tire and brake assembly would be loose. To check this, raise that part of car off the ground, put hands on each side of the tire...
My ABS light went up
In my experience the hub and sensor both needs to be replaced. The sensor will most likely break off when trying to remove it. If you do manage to get it out, the front hub bearings wear will cause erratic...
Front right hub assembly keeps going out.
The most likely reason the bearing is going out again so soon is because the axle nut was not tightened correctly to specification. Over tightening it puts too much pressure on the new bearing and causes it to fail. If...
Wheel Hub Assembly
Hi there. Every tire and wheel on your vehicle is secured to the wheel hub assembly. If the wheel bearings or the hub itself are damaged, then it can break, causing the wheel and tires to literally fall off your...
Loose axle nuts wheels
Hello there, thanks for writing in about your 2014 Nissan Versa Note. Loose axle nuts can become a serious problem. When the axle nut is loose it allows the wheel bearing to shift back and forth which can cause damage...
I am having a problem fixing my left rear wheel bearing and hub assembly
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2010 Hyundai Veracruz. You should have loosened the rear parking brake shoes using the access hole on the rotor. The parking brake shoes can hold the rotor/drum on and will not separate....
ABS/brake lights on
Typically when a vehicle has the ABS light appear on, the brake light will appear right along with it. When this happens, the next step would be to use a automotive scanner to communicate with the ABS module. This will...
Brake rotors stuck to the wheel, won't come off
On your vehicle, the rear brake rotors house the parking brake shoes. So, to start, make sure the parking brake is released before attempting to remove the rotors. If the rotor is still hard to get off, carefully hit it...
Car whines and shimmies park won't engage.
You should go back and check over all the work you did for any loose fasteners, and check your fluids to make sure they are full. It is not unusual to pull a bad part out of a new box....
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...
Replacing a hub bearing
Each front wheel has a unitized hub/bearing assembly that is bolted onto the steering knuckle. To get to it you have to remove the brake caliper, torque plate, and drive axle. Unless you have a high capacity (250 foot pounds)...
Grinding noise while driving
That sounds about right and here is a good way to test it: Go down a road on a Sunday morning, early when there is hardly anybody around, and go around 45-50 mph, gradually going to the left and right....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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