Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Mechanicsville.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

892

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Patrick

13 years of experience
395 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
He needed to get some tools that he did not have to get the job done and came through and finished.
Very nice courteous great skills knowledgeable pleasant to talk to would highly recommend him to anyone

Brian

21 years of experience
217 reviews
Brian
21 years of experience
Brian was on time to do the service on my Dodge Caravan. He was very polite and friendly. He answered all my questions and concerns that I had concerning the wheel bearings on my vehicle and also other concerns I had. He did a great job. I will recommend him and this company to all of my relatives and friends.

Noe

34 years of experience
603 reviews
Noe
34 years of experience
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
286 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Very professional, finished my hub assembly quick and easy. Would recommend him for anything you might need done for your car!!!

Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
Jose was very professional and helpful. I was very impressed with his skill and they efficiency of the repair.

Jose

41 years of experience
2 reviews
Jose
41 years of experience
jose did a wonderful job he was very friendly and professional he worked under very hot conditions the temperturein my driveway was 114 degrees . i can recommend him and your service to anyone in need of a repair . again thank you and jose for a job well done

Kyle

18 years of experience
20 reviews
Kyle
18 years of experience
Kayle was on time for appointment He did nice work on my car, explained everything I am happy with his work

Carlos

26 years of experience
271 reviews
Carlos
26 years of experience
I needed a wheel bearing replacement on my car. Carlos was very professional and took care of the job. He did great and I was surprised how quick he was. I would reccomend Carlos to anyone. Great job!

Justin

6 years of experience
1 reviews
Justin
6 years of experience
Very knowledgable and honest. Would highly recommend him.

Gregory

29 years of experience
232 reviews
Gregory
29 years of experience
Greg was on time, performed the work requested and finished ahead of schedule. I should have asked for a clear explanation of the work performed, but I was busy with something else. I appreciate the photos to show what was done.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Mechanicsville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Buick LaCrosse $330 $226.15 $103.98 9% $365.90
2010 Volkswagen Beetle $186 $58.52 $127.98 19% $230.52
2004 Nissan Xterra $103 $22.59 $79.99 21% $130.09
2004 Infiniti Q45 $368 $271.68 $95.98 8% $400.68
2015 Acura TLX $262 $182.33 $79.99 9% $289.83
2014 Chevrolet Corvette $380 $276.25 $103.98 8% $416.00

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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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