Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Granada Hills.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

892

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David

8 years of experience
168 reviews
David
8 years of experience
First time I used this service. Was really happy with the price and efficiency.
He was fruendly, knowledgeable, willing to explain what he was doing and answer questions. He knew what he was doing and went right to work. Good mech

Chris

20 years of experience
1574 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Chris is very knowledgeable and has given excellent recommendation regarding the nuances of my Mercedes car. His opinions are very valuable and I would recommend him highly compared to the dealers who charge a bomb for the same job.
Excellent mechanical knowledge

Danny

9 years of experience
269 reviews
Danny
9 years of experience
Explained in detail what was wrong, as well as have recommendations as far as what needed fixing now and what would need fixing down the road.

Douglas

25 years of experience
52 reviews
Douglas
25 years of experience
Reliable, efficient and very knowledgeable. You can tell he takes pride in his service and respects the client. Will definitely use again!

Dmitriy

14 years of experience
8 reviews
Dmitriy
14 years of experience
Dmitriy was awesome! He was on time, courteous and took the time to explain everything before starting the job. I was very impressed by his work ethic and his passion on getting the job done. After he was finished, we took my daughter's car for a test and everything seemed great! I will definitely request Dmitriy in the future and would absolutely recommend Dmitriy to anyone else. He made my first experience with Your Mechanic a great one! I'll definitely spread the word.!

Donald

38 years of experience
124 reviews
Donald
38 years of experience
Donald was great. He was able to get started sooner than expected and he ultimately got the job done. He was courteous and professional. My car now feels like new again.

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
453 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
Shows up on time, keen sense of issues; solves problems with ease. Honest and humble. Great character.

Robert

40 years of experience
232 reviews
Robert
40 years of experience
It was pleasent

Jay

35 years of experience
688 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Shows up on time An gets the job done quick. Thanks

Travis

11 years of experience
286 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Was very prompt and got to work immediately.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Granada Hills?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 GMC Envoy $320 $200.46 $119.98 11% $361.71
2015 Ford Fiesta $227 $115.18 $111.98 14% $265.68
2013 Chevrolet Malibu $330 $226.15 $103.98 9% $365.90
2005 BMW 525i $231 $103.45 $127.98 15% $275.45
2004 BMW X5 $296 $167.92 $127.98 12% $339.92
2008 Jaguar XK $470 $374.41 $95.98 6% $503.41

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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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