Q: Car barely moving due to bad wheel bearing.

asked by on January 05, 2016

Wheel bearing is grinding really bad and making it hard for the car to move.

A bad wheel bearing is a safety concern. I suggest you have your vehicle repaired immediately by a qualified technician. YourMechanic offers certified mechanics who will come right to your location, so you don’t have to risk driving your vehicle.

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