Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Cypress.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

920

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Robert

40 years of experience
232 reviews
Robert
40 years of experience
Good
A repair that would have taken me half a day Robert knock out in about an hour. Thanks Robert! You will definitely be the first call I make to fix a problem I can not.

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.

Chris

20 years of experience
1650 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Excellent mechanical knowledge

James

29 years of experience
489 reviews
James
29 years of experience
Great experience. Very happy with service.

David

8 years of experience
190 reviews
David
8 years of experience
David was on time and completed the work ahead of schedule. He also suggested any other problems that needed to be fixed

Timothy

20 years of experience
104 reviews
Timothy
20 years of experience
Tim is a professional, trustworthy and experienced mechanic. He took the time to explain what and why he is doing things. He efficiently and expertly changed a wheel bearing on my 2003 Saturn. Problem solved.

Ben

20 years of experience
2 reviews
Ben
20 years of experience
Ben was great! Called me couple of days before the appointment and confirmed that the service requested is what exactly I needed, He called again an hr before the appointment and was on time. He finished the work and only to find that the part did not fit right. He made couple of calls to your mechanic and waited for the part to arrive and fixed it. The whole appointment lasted for about 5 hrs as he has to work twice. He was very patient and behaved professional through out! Thanks Ben and thank you YourMechanic!!!

Chet

39 years of experience
441 reviews
Chet
39 years of experience
Exceptional experience, from beginning to end! Chet is a FIVE STAR mechanic! Extremely professional, and precise with his work! Looking forward to call him should we encounter any need for a mechanic! Two thumbs up for you Chet! -most satisfied customer!

Dan

33 years of experience
17 reviews
Dan
33 years of experience
Dan is simply awesome!!! He is as courteous as they come, a true gentleman. Does this man know about cars?? I am a bit of a geek so I stuck around while he took apart my car to get to the wheel bearing and I kept pestering him with questions. You can tell that he has a passion for mechanics and cars and he can write a textbook on it. His knowledge is immense and it shows in the great service he provides. He was much more thorough than I would expect someone to be and I can guarantee that his own expectations for his job will be higher than yours lol. He is amazing and I will be sure to request him on any further service work. This was my first experience with this website and Dan's service will make me a lifelong customer.

Richard

11 years of experience
600 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Second time Richard did an amazing job on my car. Front passenger wheel bearing replaced and car runs better than ever. Thanks!


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Cypress?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Nissan Altima $300 $171.95 $127.98 12% $343.95
2007 Hyundai Entourage $206 $126.00 $79.99 11% $233.50
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty $108 $27.51 $79.99 20% $135.01
2005 Infiniti FX45 $269 $149.16 $119.98 13% $310.41
2012 Mini Cooper $398 $294.28 $103.98 8% $434.03
2010 Chevrolet Corvette $329 $224.73 $103.98 9% $364.48

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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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