Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Roaring from front passenger side tire

asked by on

Hard to explain aside from the slight roaring. Hard to tell if I need a front wheel hub assembly or bearing. Wheel doesn't shake or anything like that. I do know I need a front end alignment. What should I do? I've had one mechanics tell me new hub assembly and another saying it can't be that more than likely it's a bearing.

My car has 120000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hey there. The front wheel bearing on this ...

Hey there. The front wheel bearing on this vehicle is a pressed in type bearing. The hub will need to be pressed out of the old bearing in order to press out the hub wheel bearing and press in the new bearing. As long as the hub did not get damaged, then it can be reused and pressed into the new bearing. This job requires the entire spindle to be removed for the pressing out and in the new bearing with special press tools. A wheel alignment will also need to be done after the repairs are made. If you need help with this repair, a certified technician from YourMechanic can replace your wheel bearing at your location.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: The car makes noises while making a turn to the left

Depends on what are the noise is coming from. If it is from the front end, then it's likely a worn suspension component such as a sway bar link or a steering component like a tie rod end. From the...

Q: When i have my car running with my heat or ac on my car hesitates like it wants to stop when i'm stopped at a light.

As you may know, your car's AC system when working properly puts an extra load on the engine at all times when it is running. When this happens, your car's computer makes adjustments to compensate for this extra load on...

Q: Will a bad wheel bearing cause a transmission not shift into overdrive

Hi there. Yes, a bad wheel bearing can impact the complete operation of your vehicle. When a wheel bearing goes bad, it is due to a lack of lubrication inside the bearing. This creates metal-to-metal contact, increased friction, and can...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.