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5 Car Parts Potholes Can Damage
Car damage from potholes is common during the spring season. Check for tire bulges, suspension problems, and body damage if you drive over a pothole.
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 Clean Your Car Tires
When When your car’s wheels are clean, it does more than just enhance your car’s looks. It also protects your tires from weathering and cracking and removes corrosion and protects your wheel’s finish from the elements. Keeping your wheels...
Is It Safe to Drive With a Bent Axle?
Your car’s axles are essential components. They transmit power from the transmission or differential to the drive wheels. While they’re designed to be...
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...
How to Know if You Need a Wheel Alignment
The first time that you may suspect a wheel alignment problem is when you are driving down the road...
How to Tighten Lug Nuts
Lug nuts, or wheel locks, hold the wheel onto the car. Missing lug nuts can cause the car to wobble so it's important to keep lug nuts tight.
How Rims Work and Why They Matter
Buying new car rims can change how your car drives. Correct wheel fitment will help ensure that your car wheels will be compatible with your vehicle.
How Rims Work and Why They Matter
Buying new car rims can change how your car drives. Correct wheel fitment will help ensure that your car wheels will be compatible with your vehicle.
How Rims Work and Why They Matter
Buying new car rims can change how your car drives. Correct wheel fitment will help ensure that your car wheels will be compatible with your vehicle.
How Rims Work and Why They Matter
Buying new car rims can change how your car drives. Correct wheel fitment will help ensure that your car wheels will be compatible with your vehicle.
How Rims Work and Why They Matter
Buying new car rims can change how your car drives. Correct wheel fitment will help ensure that your car wheels will be compatible with your vehicle.
How Rims Work and Why They Matter
Buying new car rims can change how your car drives. Correct wheel fitment will help ensure that your car wheels will be compatible with your vehicle.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Tie Rod End
Common signs of a faulty tie rod end include a front end alignment that is off, a shaky or loose steering wheel, and uneven or excessive tire wear.
How to Replace a Wheel Seal
Wheel seals are part of the wheel bearing system and keep dirt and debris away from these bearings. Replace wheel seals if grease leaks from bearings.
How Often Should I Rotate My Tires?
Tire rotation helps your car perform efficiently and safely. The type of car you drive affects how often you should get your tires rotated.
How Often Should I Rotate My Tires?
Tire rotation helps your car perform efficiently and safely. The type of car you drive affects how often you should get your tires rotated.
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.
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.
How to Replace a Wheel Speed Sensor
A car wheel speed sensor helps control the anti-lock brake system by determining if a wheel is moving at a different speed than the other wheels.

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Wheels locked up
Hi. There are many possibilities to why the wheels may be locked up, which include, brakes, bearings, transmission, etc. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, who can not only diagnose why the...
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Wheels locked
Hello, from what you describe, I think you had one of the air springs in you suspension give out. Most Range Rovers have air suspension at all four corners. When one of the air springs leaks, the car will usually...
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Wheels alignment
Hello. I'll be glad to help you with this. On a straightaway, at speed, with no significant crown on the road, if the car is properly aligned, you should be able to remove your hands from the wheel and the...
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Wheel stud replacement
Nothing is impossible to remove. It might be a pain in the neck and require specialized tools. If you fill out a repair inquiry specifying whether it is the lug nut that is stuck or whether you are actually trying...
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Wheel stud replacement
The easy way to do it is to replace the hub assembly if you have a lot of miles on them since it will give you new studs and bearings. If you want to just replace the studs, you can...
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Wheel Bearings
This may be a sign of failing or worn out wheel bearings. 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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Vehicle shakes
You should have all the tires checked for a bent rim. You can check this by having someone follow you while driving on the road. The other person can let you know if a problem is visually noticeable. Another alternative...
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Steering wheel vibrates when braking
Hello there. Many different issues could cause your vehicle to vibrate when braking. You have done well in replacing the most common causes for a vibration such as this. Other common culprits are the wheel bearings, the wheel itself, the...
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Steering wheel jerking
Hello. If there is a consistent jerk occurring, then it is typically a spool valve problem in the rack and pinion. This would require replacement of the entire rack and pinion assembly. It can also be caused by a failing...
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Steering wheel hard to turn
Most people don't know this but your steering and your brake booster have a lot to do with each other. Often times if you pump the brakes while trying to turn you will experience stiffness. If this is the problem...
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Steering issues
It is possible that the play you are feeling in your steering wheel may be related to worn out wheel bearings. The wheel bearings may not be noticeable in the steering wheel when the vehicle is stopped or parked,...
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Sounds when turning.
This may be a sign of failing or worn out wheel bearings. 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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Rear differential noise
The noise is not coming from the pinion seal, but the pinion bearings are bad and this is why the pinion seal is leaking. You will need to have the rear end bearings and seals replaced. If you'd like to...
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if a mechanic said he replaced your wheel bearings would it be worse 5 days later
It could be that the wheel bearing was damaged during installation. or it could be that the noise was mis-diagnosed and replacing the wheel bearing didn't solve the problem. There are many stories about mechanics charging for work that was...
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Grinding noise when steering left or right.
This is a common symptom of failing wheel bearings. 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 and the race...
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Grinding noise from the front end
Hello. It is possible that the axles are making the grinding noise that you are hearing. The axles have ball joints in them. If the grease wears out and the ball bearings are not lubricated they will rub metal to...
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car vibration
If the struts are defective, that can be a cause of vibration. It sounds like the struts have to be replaced anyway, so I would suggest doing that first. Check the exhaust system (is it all OEM?). Check for damaged...
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Brake stuck.
From what I am reading, your vehicle seems to be experiencing a serious problem. From my years working with these vehicles, it could very well be that the brake caliper has seized in that stuck wheel. Often the brake caliper...
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ABS light on
There is a technical service bulletin (TSB) GM has put out concerning a bad ground to the electronic brake controller module or EBCM. This causes a loss of communication and sets the ABS light. There are fault codes associated with...
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My car is clunking under passenger side with acceleration. Car pulls to the right steering wheel moves like a clock ticks
These sound like the symptoms of a loose front wheel. Don't drive the car anymore until you have checked the lug nuts. If they are loose, and you have been driving like that for a while, there may be some...

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