Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Brush Prairie.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

919

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Wesley

14 years of experience
277 reviews
Wesley
14 years of experience
Wesley showed up to the appointment on time, but then found out he was given the wrong part for our car. He returned that evening with the correct part and fixed our car promptly and it has been running great since.
wesley did a good job. the service was convienent and no more pricey than other garages. i would use this service again.

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Always great work and great customer service.
Maxwell was a very nice professional young man who kept me informed of everything he was doing.

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
Job done;

Joe

41 years of experience
707 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Outstanding work and service.

Jamahl

18 years of experience
830 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
Jamahl is a great mechanic. He quickly diagnosed the problem and fixed it in a timely manner. Jamahl showed up early for the job and was knowledgeable about what needed to be fixed. I will be calling him back for future repairs. Thanks.

Daniel

19 years of experience
289 reviews
Daniel
19 years of experience
Daniel was very punctual, explained everything that is going to be done to the car. Helped me order a part as I did not have one which was required for the work. I would definitely recommend him.

David

8 years of experience
185 reviews
David
8 years of experience
Very friendly and professional. I definitely recommend David!

Melvin

12 years of experience
157 reviews
Melvin
12 years of experience
Melvin is quite personable, professional as well as a skilled mechanic. Thanks to Melvin's excellent service Your Mechanic has a customer for life. I really can't say enough about Melvin. Thanks!

Bryant

10 years of experience
290 reviews
Bryant
10 years of experience
Did exactly what we hoped he could do. Very friendly! Very smart!

Joseph

25 years of experience
498 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Great mechanic, personal service, friendly and professional. Like talking to a friend about cars than a mechanic, doing a service. Highly recommended.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Brush Prairie?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Hyundai Tiburon $260 $179.78 $79.99 9% $287.28
2008 Bentley Arnage $317 $213.09 $103.98 10% $352.84
2015 Toyota Highlander $342 $262.30 $79.99 7% $369.80
2015 Audi A3 Quattro $472 $344.00 $127.98 8% $516.00
2007 Acura TL $240 $160.48 $79.99 10% $267.98
2010 Ford Mustang $145 $25.21 $119.98 22% $186.46

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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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