Q: Q: Wheel Hub Assembly

asked by on

How important is it to get the wheel hub assembly if your in need of one done?

My car has 46300 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. Every tire and wheel on your vehicle is secured to the wheel hub assembly. If the wheel bearings or the hub itself are damaged, then it can break, causing the wheel and tires to literally fall off your car. So, it’s pretty important to replace the wheel hub assembly if it’s damaged, not only to keep the car running, but for your safety and those on the road. But with only 46,300 miles on your car, it may be a good idea to have another mechanic give your car a second inspection to ensure the problem is with the wheel hub assembly.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Wheel Hub Assembly

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: Q: Reduced Engine Power

Hello, thank you for writing in. With the car seeming to have issues with the extreme cold weather, there may not be anything technically wrong with it. It is not uncommon for vehicles to struggle with this. You may want...

Q: Car jerks heavily at stops

I am sorry to see that your newer BMW is experiencing issues with noise so quickly. Though ideally I would have more information before providing a diagnosis, I will attempt to hopefully steer you in the right direction toward what...

Q: Power steering wheel too hard to turn

If your steering wheel has suddenly become hard to turn, and a leak has appeared underneath your vehicle, it is very possible that it your power steering fluid has leaked, and has made your steering wheel hard to turn. Power...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
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.