Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Bridgewater.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

920

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Jerome

22 years of experience
414 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Mechanic was prompt,courteous and very helpful.
Highly recommend Jerome! Provides great service. Will definitely book him again in the future!

Kiri

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Kiri
18 years of experience
Very pleased, Awesome service..replaced wheel bearings on both sides, van ride brand new..I'm so satisfied. ..I found a new mechanic!!!
He arrived ahead of time and got the work done fast.

Daniel

19 years of experience
294 reviews
Daniel
19 years of experience
Great service

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
719 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Rigoberto, arrived promptly and early which was great. I mentioned that I noticed a leak he gave me the verdict and explained why.

Brandon

16 years of experience
275 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
the experience was awesome.

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
489 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
Arrived on time, very professional and finished in a great time

Omar

17 years of experience
43 reviews
Omar
17 years of experience
Omar was excellent. The job was done right and on time. I would definitely use Omar again and I would recommended to others.

AL

10 years of experience
188 reviews
AL
10 years of experience
Did a great job!

David

14 years of experience
599 reviews
David
14 years of experience
David was a very friendly and genuine mechanic! He is true to his word and will give you only the best service on your car along with some general car advice and procedures! I will be sure to be using David every time for a YourMechanic car appointment. Thank you so much David!

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
This guy is a great mechanic and I was very fortunate to have him work on my vehicle. great work great experience can't get any better than this!


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Bridgewater?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bridgewater. Our mechanics in Bridgewater are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Bridgewater.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 GMC Yukon $410 $321.90 $87.98 6% $440.15
2013 Hyundai Elantra $175 $94.72 $79.99 13% $202.22
2009 Dodge Dakota $268 $187.68 $79.99 9% $295.18
2008 Mini Cooper $398 $294.28 $103.98 8% $434.03
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 $582 $494.40 $87.98 4% $612.65
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG $455 $335.44 $119.98 8% $496.69

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Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

What are wheel bearings and how do they work?

A wheel bearing assembly consists of rolling elements, such as hardened steel ball bearings or roller bearings, that roll on and around hardened steel bearing races. The wheel bearings support the front and rear axle, and all the weight of your car. Wheel bearings are made with a high-precision technique using extremely hard steel in order to withstand all the normal impacts that occur to the wheel and tire assembly as you drive along the road.

When to replace wheel bearings?

  • Growling or grinding noise from a wheel. Failed or failing wheel bearings make a very characteristic growling noise which will grow louder as the bearing wear progresses. If you believe the wheel bearing noise is coming from one side of the car, you can self-diagnosis your wheel bearing as you drive the car by loading and unloading vehicle weight You can do this by “swerving” from side-to-side. For example, if the noise markedly increases when you swerve to left, which shifts the vehicle’s weight to the right, then it often indicates the wheel bearing on the right is failing.

  • Axial or radial play in the wheel or wheel hub. Should the wheel hub move up and down or in and out, the bearing may be worn.

  • Vibration in the steering wheel or vehicle body and/or wandering. Vibration and lack of directional stability could be consequences of loose or worn out wheel bearings.

  • Tire and wheel assembly does not turn smoothly. With the wheel jacked up, and the car not in gear, the wheel should rotate smoothly. Rough or inconsistent movement, which is often accompanied by noise, can signify damaged bearings. Be sure the brakes are not dragging as you perform this check.

How do mechanics replace wheel bearings?

The complexity of wheel bearing replacement varies greatly depending on the vehicle make, model, year, the wheel position (front versus rear), and the drive type (AWD versus FWD):

  • On vehicles with unitized wheel bearing/hub assemblies, the brake rotor and caliper are removed.
  • The large axle nut is removed, the axle is pushed back through the center of the unitized hub assembly, and three (or more) bolts holding the hub assembly to the steering knuckle are removed.
  • The hub assembly is then removed from the knuckle. On installation of the new hub assembly to the knuckle, the bolts are torqued to the factory specification. In many cases, it is required to discard the old axle nut and replace with a new one. Special attention must be given to tightening the axle nut to the exact factory specification because over or under-tightening can damage the newly installed bearing. All YourMechanic professionals use calibrated torque wrenches on these critical fasteners.
  • Finally, the brake rotor and brake caliper are re-attached, the wheel installed and the car is road tested.
  • On vehicles where the wheel bearing is pressed into a cavity within the steering knuckle, the steering knuckle must be removed from the vehicle in order to press out the old bearing and press in the new bearing.
  • On some vehicles, the wheel bearing is pressed onto an axle shaft and thus the axle must be extracted from the axle carrier. This will apply to certain trucks.

Is it safe to drive with a wheel bearing problem?

No. Wheel bearing failure is usually gradual, although in some cases it starts immediately after the dramatic impact of the wheel and tire assembly with a deep pothole. Wheel bearings can sometimes make noise for quite some time before you experience a catastrophic failure that would result in complete separation of the wheel and tire assembly from the axle. Generally, the risk of sudden failure increases with the noise level. But strictly speaking, once the bearing has started to fail it is impossible to predict exactly when it will fail completely. So it should not continue to be driven. Were a failing bearing to seize or break while you are moving, you could experience loss of control of the vehicle. Once you receive a conclusive diagnostic that a wheel bearing has failed, replace the bearing promptly.

When replacing wheel bearings, keep in mind:

  • If the car has a substantial number of miles on the failed bearing (100,000 miles or more), it is a good idea to replace both bearings (driver and passenger) on the axle at the same time.
  • Wheel bearing noise can be confused with tire noise from defective tires. In difficult cases, a mechanic will apply remote wireless microphones at all 4 wheel positions, and then drive the car while listening to a remote receiver, switching between wheel positions to pinpoint the location of the failed bearing.

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