Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Forney.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

894

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Joseph

31 years of experience
530 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Joseph is very knowlegeable about the repairs being done and it took him no time to repair my car.
Joseph was great! On time, quick, and very professional. Highly recommend!

Carlos

14 years of experience
362 reviews
Carlos
14 years of experience
Carlos showed up exactly on time and took the time to explain what needed to be done. He cleaned up so well you couldn't tell he had been there.

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
This is my first experience with Your Mechanic. I am fully satisfied!

Artem

10 years of experience
55 reviews
Artem
10 years of experience
Very impressed with Artems work. someone you can trust and rely on went above and beyond the wheel bearings he replaced for my 2000 jaguar. finished on time and showed me the old bearings. And he diagnosed the check engine light for free with the computer. And told me why was it on. I will highly recommend him to a friend or relative. Look forward to continue doing buisness with you to work on my 2000 jaguar s type 3.0

Melvin

12 years of experience
157 reviews
Melvin
12 years of experience
Melvin is quite personable, professional as well as a skilled mechanic. Thanks to Melvin's excellent service Your Mechanic has a customer for life. I really can't say enough about Melvin. Thanks!

Jose

8 years of experience
285 reviews
Jose
8 years of experience
Jose arrived early and was very professional. Worked quickly and efficiently . I would definitely recommend him for your car repair needs!

Tim

28 years of experience
44 reviews
Tim
28 years of experience
Tim was very knowledgeable about what he was doing

Michael

14 years of experience
495 reviews
Michael
14 years of experience
Good job

Dexter

13 years of experience
5 reviews
Dexter
13 years of experience
Dexter is very professional and knowledgeable. He was on time and organized. He was able to deal with a situation where he was provided the wrong part very efficiently. Dexter also took time to explain possible future fixes that would be required to the vehicle and clearly articulated why and when it should be done. Thank you Dexter!

Jay

35 years of experience
689 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Very pleasant and professional.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Forney?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 $410 $321.90 $87.98 6% $440.15
2006 Suzuki Verona $202 $121.58 $79.99 12% $229.08
2007 Dodge Nitro $121 $25.21 $95.98 21% $154.21
2005 BMW Z4 $309 $220.76 $87.98 8% $339.01
2012 Lincoln MKX $249 $121.28 $127.98 15% $293.28
2014 Maserati Quattroporte $358 $277.89 $79.99 7% $385.39

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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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