Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Burke.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

920

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Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
At first, I was skeptical of the whole mobile mechanic deal. After dealing with Jose, I have no qualms about referring others to him. Other shops said that I needed the CV axle and a few other things. Jose took a look and let me know that it was the hub and bearings. He was done in an hour, for half of what the shops wanted. This included time to go over what he was doing and why.
I am so happy I found your mechanic. They were honest from the start and Jose was very knowledgable and informative. I have already recommended this service to others.

Michael

23 years of experience
198 reviews
Michael
23 years of experience
great work
Great guy and even better service. He had to wrestle around with some parts, I have an older vehicle. I'll definitely be booking him again. Thanks Mike.

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
John was great! As long as he's around you have a customer.

Ben

39 years of experience
1137 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Ben was on time, courteous, knowledgeable and fast. He did a great job. I've already recommended him to a colleague.

John

17 years of experience
137 reviews
John
17 years of experience
John was very cordial and professional, he got on time and did a great job. It says how knowledgeable he is

Braxton

9 years of experience
190 reviews
Braxton
9 years of experience
Braxton was right on time and fixed my truck quick. Very satisfied.

Joe

18 years of experience
126 reviews
Joe
18 years of experience
Great mechanic and he knows what he is doing 

Russell

22 years of experience
356 reviews
Russell
22 years of experience
Russell G. Did an outstanding job for us. He was very meticulous making sure he had figured our issue correctly, I would certainly use his & the service again, and recommend him completely.

Joe

41 years of experience
710 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Did a great job

Choeun

13 years of experience
181 reviews
Choeun
13 years of experience
Thoroughly fast and knowledgeable


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Burke?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Volvo V70 $172 $83.53 $87.98 15% $201.78
2013 Dodge Charger $212 $132.25 $79.99 11% $239.75
2009 Buick Allure $258 $170.00 $87.98 10% $288.25
2013 Lincoln MKX $249 $121.28 $127.98 15% $293.28
2006 Cadillac XLR $401 $296.98 $103.98 8% $436.73
2010 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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