Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in New Hill.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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John

18 years of experience
410 reviews
John
18 years of experience
A wonderful experience. John is definitely knowledgeable and competent. He is also kind, courteous and works effectively and efficiently. He did an AWESOME job!!! He will be the mechanic I call for any and All of my car needs. I am a happy and content customer.
John Knows cars, how to work, and how to treat customers.

Edmar

20 years of experience
129 reviews
Edmar
20 years of experience
Great fast service very polite

Brikk

16 years of experience
369 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Very professional, great mechanic^_^

Jose

35 years of experience
21 reviews
Jose
35 years of experience
Joses was prompt to the appointment. He worked quickly and efficiently. I highly recommend him for all automotive repairs. I will be calling him for future repairs.

Duane

23 years of experience
363 reviews
Duane
23 years of experience
Completely changed how I will view mechanic service in the future. This is EXACTLY how I always wanted service at a shop to go, and I got it at my house. Duane was awesome. Showed up ahead of schedule, didn't waste time, was very professional, and knowledgeable.

Isai

25 years of experience
230 reviews
Isai
25 years of experience
He changed the wheel bearings, but now there is a louder knocking noise in the right front wheel than before. There is another guy coming out Monday to find out what is wrong !!!!!

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience

Theodore

14 years of experience
1047 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Replace both front wheel bearing hubs on 9-5 Saab. Very competent and professional. Excellent job.

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!

Richard

9 years of experience
265 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
I would use this service again. Richard was great and honest.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in New Hill?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Volkswagen Jetta $168 $87.63 $79.99 14% $195.13
2008 Dodge Challenger $255 $175.42 $79.99 9% $282.92
2006 Chrysler 300 $255 $175.42 $79.99 9% $282.92
2006 Lincoln Town Car $129 $25.21 $103.98 21% $164.96
2009 Acura MDX $247 $166.88 $79.99 10% $274.38
2006 BMW M6 $356 $228.33 $127.98 10% $400.33

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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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