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How to Replace a Wheel Hub Assembly
A wheel hub assembly keeps car wheels in place. Wheel bearings and wheel hubs fail when the steering is loose and screeching comes from the wheels.
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...
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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Rear driver side wheel locked - 2002 Toyota Solara
If the car does move (in reverse) then the wheel is not locked. There may be an issue with the transmission and/or the shift linkage. To resolve this, please request a transmission shift diagnostic. If you request that service, the...
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Loud bang from front wheel and the wheel locks up in reverse. It didn't show signs of a bad cv shaft. binding or hub bearing?
Hitting a pothole can damage wheel bearings. Basically, the force of the impact causes the ball bearings to get driven into the bearing race and cause indentations in the race. Then the bearing eventually becomes noisy. You could have damaged...
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Rattling noise in the back driver wheel area.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The bottom line is that you need to find out where exactly that noise is coming from. If you suspect the noise is related to the wheel or the suspension start there. Press down...
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I hear a loud clicking noise on the drivers side by my tire rim when turning the steering wheel front tires vibrating as well.
A clicking noise on turning is very characteristic of a failed outboard CV axle joint. Sometimes, in such a circumstance, you can see that the rubber outboard boot is actually torn and leaking grease. If you see that (look behind...
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front left making a rumble. doesnt do it when slightly turning left
It is likely that the left front wheel bearing has failed. When you swerve to the left on a ramp, what you doing is transferring some of the weight of the car from the left to the right. The transference...
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i heard yo mu had to replace the wheel hub if the wheel bering damages is tht true
If wheel bearing is in need of replacement on this vehicle then you will need to replace the entire hub assembly with it since it comes as an assembly incorporated with the speed sensor.
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Whining noise from frnt pass side of jeep driving down the road. Not bearing, brakes, Any ideas?
Hello, thank you for writing in. A good visual inspection should be able to rule out any obvious components rubbing or a dragging brake. If you know the wheel bearings are fine and well packed with oil, then you do...
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Wheel bearing replacement
The front wheel bearings would need to be replaced with the front hub assembly unless you have the very specialized puller and press tools to remove and install the bearings. It is recommended to replace hub and bearing as an...
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Humming noise coming from my tires. Not the wheel bearings and not the shocks or tires
Wireless chassis ears (remote microphones) can be mounted at each wheel position to pinpoint the origin of the humming. Wheel bearings that have zero play (i.e., are absolutely "solid") can make a huge amount of noise if there are merely...
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I had my Honda Pilot state-inspected. It passed the inspection but the mechanic told me that the bearing of the right front wheel
Without knowing what the mechanic found then I would think the mechanic would of felt some looseness in the bearing or can hear noise from bearing. I suggest having an independent mechanic like one from YourMechanic inspect and verify the...
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My mazda cx9 front whhel axle broke whole driving , what is the average repair cost ,
In a case like this it's difficult to estimate the damage without getting an inspection. What probably started as a bad wheel bearing became a whole lot more complicated when it was driven until failure, and it will be necessary...
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1986 Chevy s10 with 171000 miles. Automatic with manual 4wd. Knocking/grinding noise when driving, any speed, worse when going straight.
Hi there. Look under the vehicle and see if the frame bracket is loose and dragging under the vehicle. If there is nothing dragging under the vehicle, then either the brakes are sticking and rubbing on the rotors or the...
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When I turn my car slightly to the left, I hear a humming noise almost like a rubbing noise. The steering wheel doesnt vibrate
The noise could be from the wheel bearing rubbing as it may have dry grease inside the bearing. The noise also could be the power steering pump as there is a load applied to the pump more than steering the...
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How do you know if you just need the bearings repacked or the entire assembly replaced?
In order to know if there is additional hub damage then you will need to disassemble the hub and inspect bearings and races. If bearings are bad then it may damage the hub.
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I have replaced the rear wheel bearings and subsequent to that the speedometer stops working. what might be the problem?
Hello - you don't mention your year/make/model, which would be helpful. Most vehicles now use electronic sensors for the speedometer function. Some of these sensors are in the transmission, some use the speed sensors in the wheel hub for speedometer,...
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Wheel bearing
A possibility is a faulty wheel bearing. Less common possibilities are interference with the brake rotor and transmission failures. A faulty wheel bearing can be diagnosed, on the road, by driving the car in such a way that you "sequentially...
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Frozen non-drive wheel. Will not turn at all
You won't know until you get the brake caliper off. If it is a brake problem, the caliper will be very difficult to remove but the hub will turn freely after you get it off. That could be a parking...
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Wheel bearing hub replacement
If you have the steering knuckle, with the wheel bearing and hub installed in the steering knuckle, already removed from the vehicle the procedure is to use a 20 ton shop press to first press the hub out of the...
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I have a 2005 Chrysler 300c hemi. Yesterday I noticed the car was making a sound like driving over rumble strips between 40 and 60 mph.
Check the front wheel bearings on your vehicle. A failing wheel bearing that is dry of grease will cause the rumble sound. Jack the vehicle up and spin the front wheels and listen for the noise. If the noise is...
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Does my 2009 Kia Optima require a hydraulic press for wheel bearing replacement?
Hello, to replaced your hub bearing will require a hydraulic press. If you'd like, a certified Your Mechanic Technician can come to your location to perform this. Please look at this web site for more information and service options....

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