Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Buda.

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Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

901

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Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
Jeff was wonderful, he arrived on time and was very professional. He answered any questions I had, very knowledgeable.
On time, did great, look forward to using again.

Joseph

31 years of experience
532 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Experience was awesome! Joseph was well spoken and very knowledgeable. Great work ethic!

Juan

17 years of experience
36 reviews
Juan
17 years of experience
Juan Pabon was great, he solved my issue with my ball bearing. He was on time, prompt, and knowledgeable. Very professional and would Highly Recommend!!!

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
Harish was very knowledgeable. He explained the problem and what he was doing to fix it. He also made suggestions of other services to consider.

Joshua

18 years of experience
24 reviews
Joshua
18 years of experience
Joshua took the time to make sure everything was done properly. He was prompt and professional!

Andrew

9 years of experience
233 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Easy fix for him, and let me know what else I need to do to get it to notch.

Larry

27 years of experience
13 reviews
Larry
27 years of experience
Absolute best mechanic! Knew everything he was doing and worked very hard. Was very punctual and caring on making sure my vehicle was up to par and had gone above and beyond to make sure my vehicle was fixed. Practiced the absolute best customer service I have ever had. He was very polite and respectful. I wish I could give him more stars! This gentleman will now be the only person touching my car from now on!

Aaron

12 years of experience
13 reviews
Aaron
12 years of experience
Good work

Carlos

26 years of experience
271 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
I needed a wheel bearing replacement on my car. Carlos was very professional and took care of the job. He did great and I was surprised how quick he was. I would reccomend Carlos to anyone. Great job!

David

9 years of experience
146 reviews
David
9 years of experience
I did not have to wait for David to show and when he did he went to work. I told him about other issues I had with my car and he found the problem and recommended what I needed to get done to it. He offered to fix them as well for a very reasonable cost. He's the best by far!


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Buda?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Chevrolet Camaro $369 $289.48 $79.99 6% $396.98
2007 GMC Sierra 3500 HD $845 $740.59 $103.98 4% $880.34
2012 Dodge Challenger $212 $132.25 $79.99 11% $239.75
2011 Lincoln MKS $384 $280.48 $103.98 8% $420.23
2013 Acura RDX $225 $145.45 $79.99 10% $252.95
2005 Jaguar S-Type $262 $182.16 $79.99 9% $289.66

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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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