Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Hammond.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

919

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Tien

21 years of experience
901 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
My mechanic Tien Phan was on time and very perfessional. He answer every question I had and was very knowledgeable . He put me at ease because I never used Yourmechanic before and was a little neverous about how it work. I would recommend him to my family and friends.
Great and knowledgeable mechanic. Answered my questions and explained everything throughly. Also, arrived early and was fast—thank you Tien!

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Great
This guy is a great mechanic and I was very fortunate to have him work on my vehicle. great work great experience can't get any better than this!

Noe

34 years of experience
604 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
Noe was an outstanding mechanic. Very friendly, to the point, and efficient. I work in outside sales, so having my car down for any amount of time is very taxing on my career. I will definitely be hiring Noe again, and will be referring all of my friends his way!
Noe is really professional, he called as soon as he got the old parts removed and explain it to me the problem i was having with the car. very nice and knowledgeable.

Travis

11 years of experience
321 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Replaced my rear brake pads/rotors, and my rear passenger wheel bearing/abs sensor. Travis is a great mechanic, timely and respectful. Thank you!!

Emanuel

14 years of experience
45 reviews
Emanuel
14 years of experience
Very friendly and professional. Takes pride in his work. Doesn't leave the job unfinished and won't stop until he's happy with the result, which is rare nowadays, and very much appreciated. Will definitely book again.

Oscar

22 years of experience
72 reviews
Oscar
22 years of experience
Oscar did a great job first it was 13 degrees outside he did a total inspection of the car changed the wheel bearing cleaned up everything will definitely request him next I need work of my car

Augie

29 years of experience
263 reviews
Augie
29 years of experience
Augie is the best thing to happen to me and my car (Coby Cobalt)! I have never had such a wonderful experience with a mechanic before! I'm still dreaming surely! He's fast, funny, a great conversationalist, and puts you right at ease like you've known him all your life! He's very knowledgeable and takes care of your problem so quickly! Never have I seen speed like this from a mechanic! It was amazing! He was given the wrong part for me and needed to get a replacement on other side of town. I went in Walmart and did my shopping and when I came out he was already done and waiting for me to take a test drive! I am telling everyone about Augie at your mechanic! He is the very best! Thank you, Augie!

David

40 years of experience
220 reviews
David
40 years of experience

Attila

17 years of experience
446 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Great Job

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
Best mechanic I have ever used! Extremely professional, efficient and friendly. Will only use Harish for all of my vehicle repairs from now on!!! Thank you again for all of your help!


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Hammond?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor $224 $144.51 $79.99 10% $252.01
2014 Scion FR-S $301 $196.83 $103.98 10% $336.58
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD $235 $131.18 $103.98 13% $270.93
2011 Lincoln MKS $384 $280.48 $103.98 8% $420.23
2014 Mini Cooper Paceman $483 $379.26 $103.98 6% $519.01
2009 Chevrolet Corvette $424 $319.98 $103.98 7% $459.73

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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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