Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Maricopa.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

901

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Joseph

31 years of experience
532 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Excellent work, very competent. Joseph is open, knowledgeable and informative. Highly recommend him.
Experience was awesome! Joseph was well spoken and very knowledgeable. Great work ethic!

TJ

24 years of experience
338 reviews
TJ
24 years of experience
Extremely helpful, very knowledgeable and friendly. Answered all our questions. The best ever.

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
Very knowledgeable, fast and stands behind his work.

Richard

9 years of experience
265 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
As always Richard goes above and beyond to make the customer happy. His service impeccable and his service never disappoints me!

Matthew

8 years of experience
35 reviews
Matthew
8 years of experience
Matthew is top notch. He is pleasant to work with, knowledgeable, and prompt.

Shaun

8 years of experience
542 reviews
Shaun
8 years of experience
Job done;

Jerome

22 years of experience
406 reviews
Jerome
22 years of experience
Mechanic was prompt,courteous and very helpful.

Christopher

15 years of experience
32 reviews
Christopher
15 years of experience
Christopher did a great job of communicating with me throughout the appointment. He worked quickly and fixed the problem right away.

Jerry

6 years of experience
117 reviews
Jerry
6 years of experience
Always on time. Does a great job. I highly recommend him.

Deane

9 years of experience
267 reviews
Deane
9 years of experience
My experience with Dean was great I will recommend him to everyone I know


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Maricopa?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 GMC Savana 2500 $165 $61.03 $103.98 17% $200.78
2014 Toyota Prius C $453 $325.18 $127.98 8% $497.18
2011 Toyota Avalon $230 $150.39 $79.99 10% $257.89
2013 BMW 650i $375 $279.48 $95.98 8% $408.48
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 $395 $267.07 $127.98 10% $439.07
2004 Chevrolet Corvette $415 $318.58 $95.98 7% $447.58

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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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