Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Del Valle.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

892

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Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
Great!
Very friendly, understanding. He did and awesome job!! I just felt bad that he has to do this work in the Heat....

Jonathan

11 years of experience
138 reviews
Jonathan
11 years of experience
Great service, jonathan arrived on time, he got right to it, he was knowledgeable and explained to me what he was doing every step of the way. Jonathan was friendly but thorough, he replaced the ABS speed sensor, clean the rear break before putting everything back together, then ran the diagnostics and test drove the car to make sure everything checked out ok, I was skeptical at first when I scheduled the appointment about this type of service, but after seeing the quality of the service Jonathan provided I'm going to use yourmechanic.com as much as possible. Thank you Tony
Polite and honest

Travis

11 years of experience
286 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Showed up, did his job FAST. Don’t mind his quietness, he’s very focused. Great job, Thanks Travis!

Tien

21 years of experience
888 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
My first experience with YourMechanic was AWESOME! My mechanic, Tien, was very quick and helpful with replacing my front wheel bearings on my 2004 Honda Civic. He was very communicative via text and phone and even arrived a bit early to start the job - huge plus in my book! I appreciate Tien not trying to give me the run around like I normally get when visiting a mechanic's shop by myself. When I asked a question he was honest and thorough and didn't try to up-sell or convince me to add on any additional services - He's a no-frill guy who's there to get the job done right. Thanks again for your help, Tien!

Rod

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

Danny

18 years of experience
32 reviews
Danny
18 years of experience
Danny has come to my house 4 times now and is always prompt and professional.

Andrian

30 years of experience
58 reviews
Andrian
30 years of experience
Perfect. Had to get his personal number for future jobs.

Jay

35 years of experience
688 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Jay was great and he did an awesome job on our Scion Xb. I will definitely look to him for future car repairs.

Aaron

10 years of experience
9 reviews
Aaron
10 years of experience
He was awesome. Would recommend him to everyone. Very helpful and kept me informed.

Michael

20 years of experience
77 reviews
Michael
20 years of experience
What a great service... On time! Friendly, professional, Fair price... I work on my vehicles most of the time but this one was a little to much.iam glad I called , I will be using this Service again..


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Del Valle?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Aston Martin Virage $238 $158.37 $79.99 10% $265.87
2011 Hyundai Sonata $235 $155.31 $79.99 10% $262.81
2005 Mazda B4000 $119 $30.60 $87.98 20% $148.85
2009 Cadillac CTS $738 $625.52 $111.98 4% $776.02
2006 Lexus GS430 $243 $115.42 $127.98 15% $287.42
2015 BMW M235i xDrive $207 $118.76 $87.98 12% $237.01

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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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