Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Montebello.

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Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

892

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Dan

37 years of experience
716 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
He was the best. Didn't give, new his stuff very well and a very good guy. Thanks Dan
Great guy, He fixed the issues and also identified several issues that we were unaware of.

Xavier

14 years of experience
101 reviews
Xavier
14 years of experience
He came on time and finished fast.
Mr. Castro showed up on time and ready to work. He has very polite and professional. He got the job done quickly and left the car and area he worked in clean. I would definitely recommend him to friends and family.

Jamahl

18 years of experience
822 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
On Time and Professional. Great Service
Jamal is very friendly, trustworthy and honest. My next job on my car, I will request Jamal. He is outstanding. It felt like we knew each other for a while! Very respectfully guy!

Robert

40 years of experience
232 reviews
Robert
40 years of experience
Robert was very timely and showed concern for the entire process. Did a thorough job, vehicle drives great now!

Andrew

9 years of experience
227 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Andrew showed up early and finished the work quicker than he estimated. He inspected both of my front wheel bearing hubs and determined that I only needed one replaced--I was grateful for his straightforwardness and proficiency. The car is running great!

Kelly

32 years of experience
173 reviews
Kelly
32 years of experience
Kelly has arrived 5-10min early. He showed he knows the problem and solution after the first inspection. I chose the site by believing their price to be competitive. I was told the price i paid is $150 lower than the garage. Kelly did spend the whole morning from 8:30-12:30 for two rear bearing, front and rear brake pads and shoes replacement.

Jay

35 years of experience
688 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Very personable. On time. No. Actually early which was much appreciated.! Full of knowledge and willing to share it. Great mechanic.!

Fred

15 years of experience
324 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
was on time and was polite . was surprised no mention of brakes???

Adam

15 years of experience
124 reviews
Adam
15 years of experience
Adam was exceptional! He was on time friendly and professional. He also fixed my car issue within half an hour, amazing! I would recommend this app to ANYONE and who hope they get as lucky as me by getting Adam as a mechanic.

Joseph

31 years of experience
528 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Experience was awesome! Joseph was well spoken and very knowledgeable. Great work ethic!


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Montebello?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Volkswagen Jetta $375 $247.21 $127.98 10% $419.21
2015 Ram 1500 $269 $165.31 $103.98 11% $305.06
2015 GMC Yukon XL $539 $435.18 $103.98 6% $574.93
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 $366 $278.48 $87.98 7% $396.73
2013 Lincoln MKT $408 $280.48 $127.98 9% $452.48
2014 BMW M5 $414 $325.72 $87.98 6% $443.97

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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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