Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Mulberry.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

919

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Patrick

13 years of experience
404 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.
Islam was early for our appt.The job was more difficult than I anticipated due to rust and the fact that the bearing was really stuck, but Islam had the tools and the know how to get the job done. He explained everything to me and answered all my questions.He was friendly polite and just a pleasure to work with. I would definitely call on him again for my auto repairs. Thank again Islam ...Great Job!!!

Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
I am so happy I found your mechanic. They were honest from the start and Jose was very knowledgable and informative. I have already recommended this service to others.

Tung

14 years of experience
283 reviews
Tung
14 years of experience
Replaced my drivers side wheel bearing in 30mins
It’s was great. Thank u so much Tung

James

28 years of experience
574 reviews
James
28 years of experience
He came to my place started working on my car. It started to rain and he didn't stop until the work was done. My car is not making any more noise. The price was fair the work was great.

Patrick

31 years of experience
1053 reviews
Patrick
31 years of experience
Great

Russell

22 years of experience
356 reviews
Russell
22 years of experience
Russell G. Did an outstanding job for us. He was very meticulous making sure he had figured our issue correctly, I would certainly use his & the service again, and recommend him completely.

James

8 years of experience
21 reviews
James
8 years of experience
Would definitely use him again

Rigoberto

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

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!

Bryant

10 years of experience
293 reviews
Bryant
10 years of experience
Very best


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Mulberry?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Aston Martin DB9 $238 $158.37 $79.99 10% $265.87
2010 Buick Allure $384 $280.19 $103.98 8% $419.94
2009 Kia Amanti $223 $143.12 $79.99 10% $250.62
2009 Cadillac DTS $298 $185.72 $111.98 11% $336.22
2015 BMW 535i GT $367 $279.48 $87.98 7% $397.73
2011 Ford Mustang $145 $25.21 $119.98 22% $186.46

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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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