How to Buy Good Quality Wheel Bearings

Sometimes you can get by with a part on your car being in semi-good condition. That is not the case with wheel bearings. They are responsible for supporting the weight of your car and helping to move the wheels smoothly and easily. With that said they need to be high quality, and in excellent shape in order to perform properly.

Keep the following things in mind when dealing with wheel bearings:

  • Have your bearings inspected: For a wheel bearing to be considered in perfect working order it must be clean, without any debris, and the seals must be intact and working well. If you’re unsure what kind of condition yours are in, you can have them inspected by a professional mechanic.

  • If the seals starts to break down, replace them: In ideal circumstances the wheel bearings are meant to last for about 150,000 miles, but that is not a set number. They can be cleaned periodically to help prolong their lifespan. As soon as the seal begins to break down, it’s best to get them replaced immediately.

  • Check your owners manual: Refer to your owner’s manual when replacing your wheel bearings. The parts required will be based on your make, model, and year. This is usually information you can find on your own.

The wheel bearings take a good brunt of your vehicle’s weight and ensuring the tires move smoothly. With that said they need to be properly maintained at all times, which means cleaning and eventually replacement.

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