Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Menifee.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

901

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Victor

9 years of experience
187 reviews
Victor
9 years of experience
Knowledgeable and polite
Great experience

Ben

39 years of experience
1101 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Very nice and fast.
Honestly, Ben brought some serious joy to my day! It has been at least 18 months since I last used YourMechanic, as I realized I can do practically everything myself (thank you Youtube), but as work has gotten more and more hectic, I find myself with substantially less time and ability to commit a few hours on the weekend (what is a weekend anymore haha) to fixing my car. Ben was 5 minutes early, and even reached out the day before to introduce himself, confirm I had the necessary parts, and make sure he brought the correct equipment to work on my Volvo. Volvo quotes me $900, Ben gets it done for $200. He had a smile on his face the whole time and is truly a genuine man. I have some heavy piece of mind knowing I took care of the vehicle that has treated me like a king for the last 3 years, and I owe it to Ben!!

Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience

Rodney

34 years of experience
384 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
Very professional--knows his craft. Could not have asked for a better mechanic. Thank you

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
699 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
He was timely, experienced and very personable. A true professional.

William

32 years of experience
204 reviews
William
32 years of experience
William showed up on time and completed the repair quickly and effectively. Was friendly , courteous and informative. Would highly recommend him.

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!

Wesley

11 years of experience
53 reviews
Wesley
11 years of experience
Wesley was very friendly and professional. I felt very comfortable talking to him about the repairs made on my car. Unlike other mechanics I've gone to in the past, who have tried to up-sell me on things I didn't need, Wesley informed me that after completing my repair that my car is actually in great condition and did not try to get me to make any additional repairs. I would definitely recommend him to anyone and hope to be able to request him if I need any work done to my car in the future. Thank you, Wesley!

Jeff

31 years of experience
441 reviews
Jeff
31 years of experience
Very professional and friendly. Got the job done quickly and would definitely book him again for more services.

Andrew

9 years of experience
233 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Easy fix for him, and let me know what else I need to do to get it to notch.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Menifee?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2004 Ford F-150 $121 $25.21 $95.98 21% $154.21
2008 Volkswagen Eos $166 $85.82 $79.99 14% $193.32
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty $157 $52.78 $103.98 18% $192.53
2014 Cadillac ATS $412 $307.78 $103.98 7% $447.53
2013 BMW X6 $283 $163.03 $119.98 12% $324.28
2006 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG $455 $335.44 $119.98 8% $496.69

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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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