Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Bristow.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

901

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Attila

17 years of experience
419 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Attila was very courteous and professional , he explained what he did and made sure that he completes everything same day, he communicated well so owner knows the timeline.
Most trusted/knowledgeable mechanic on here!

Travis

11 years of experience
300 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Was very prompt and got to work immediately.

Anthony

34 years of experience
23 reviews
Anthony
34 years of experience
Anthony was great at his job and he worked efficiently. He went the extra mile to make sure we were up and running as fast as possible.

Chris

20 years of experience
1593 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Chris is great! Listened to my explanation of what was happening and test drove it so that he could experience the same issues I was having and then went to work checking into what could be causing the problem. After listing out what the possibilities could be he then suggested that we tackle them one at a time so that we don't change out parts that don't need to be, keeping my cost as low as possible but also fixing the problem. I'm very happy with the work that Chris did and will use him again when the time comes for more repairs. Thank you Chris!

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!!!

Jerome

22 years of experience
406 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Highly recommend Jerome! Provides great service. Will definitely book him again in the future!

Richard

9 years of experience
433 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Showed up on time and gave me updates to what he was doing and why it was needed.

Richard

19 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
He is a very great and knowledgeable mechanic. He will go the extra mile just to make sure your vehicle will be running properly. 10/10 would definitely recommend.

James

29 years of experience
475 reviews
James
29 years of experience
As my first repair on my first car, I feel so lucky to have found such fair, professional and quality service. James was extremely patient with the hassles of repairing my car and was very easy to communicate with. He was able to answer all of my questions thoroughly and was beyond reasonable when it came to tackling any other potential issues I had (mechanical or cosmetic), with a realistic, savvy approach; I could tell he was in no rush to pressure me into pricey and unnecessary services like I would expect from a shop. I know my car is in trustworthy hands and I look very forward to letting him help keep my car in the best shape possible.

Kelly

32 years of experience
173 reviews
Kelly
32 years of experience
He was a great mechanic, very informative and let me know exactly everything that was going on with my car.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Bristow?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bristow. Our mechanics in Bristow 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 Bristow.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Volkswagen Jetta City $131 $50.76 $79.99 17% $158.26
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe $212 $107.80 $103.98 14% $247.55
2012 GMC Canyon $165 $61.32 $103.98 17% $201.07
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK350 $242 $114.27 $127.98 15% $286.27
2013 BMW 650i Gran Coupe $367 $279.48 $87.98 7% $397.73
2013 Jaguar XF $302 $182.16 $119.98 12% $343.41

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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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