Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Cibolo.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

901

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Joe

41 years of experience
702 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Did a great job
Joe was great. Right on time, professional and friendly.....good guy

Bryant

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

Rod

15 years of experience
210 reviews
Rod
15 years of experience
Fantastic

Robert

18 years of experience
614 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience

Dan

37 years of experience
722 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
I think this is a great service and look forward to using Your Mechanic again. Everything worked flawlessly, much better than going to a dealership, without the hassles and lies.

Ben

39 years of experience
1101 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience

Patrick

13 years of experience
402 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
Very nice courteous great skills knowledgeable pleasant to talk to would highly recommend him to anyone

John

18 years of experience
420 reviews
John
18 years of experience
He is my mechanic, I don't need any other he had me back on the road fast and does a real good job. :)

Gregory

29 years of experience
233 reviews
Gregory
29 years of experience
Greg showed up a bit earlier and completed the job in time. Very pleasant to talk to. Provided pictures of new wheel bearing before putting the wheel back on which i was able to see. I would love to have him work on my car again if needed in the future.

Jose

13 years of experience
199 reviews
Jose
13 years of experience
Jose did the best he could under the conditions left for him by this company. On a note, I will never use YourMechanic again due to a consumer issue over a $38.00 part that is new and installed by Jose, but due to consequential findings of other issues, must be destroyed in order to fix the new issue. You will hear a lot of good things about this company, I have contacted the execs at YourMechanic and unless they resolve my issues with the larger issues, I will not be using them again. Sad for YourMechanic and their reputation over a $38 wholesale part.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Cibolo?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Kia Sedona $292 $187.58 $103.98 10% $327.33
2010 Lotus Evora $317 $213.09 $103.98 10% $352.84
2009 GMC Savana 1500 $167 $63.31 $103.98 17% $203.06
2015 Cadillac Escalade $512 $424.17 $87.98 5% $542.42
2008 BMW Z4 $309 $220.76 $87.98 8% $339.01
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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