Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Oaklyn.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

888

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James

28 years of experience
539 reviews
James
28 years of experience
James was very good and finished my car repairs quickly. My only problem with this was that the quote that I agreed to to repair my car was not honored and I was charged an additional $85.00. I would recommend James as the mechanic but I would not recommend www.yourmechanic.com as the source. They did not honor the original quote and charged my card for more than was agreed to. I am sure this was not James fault.
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.

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Robert is an excellent mechanic who knows his job pretty well. He is very punctual and communicates promptly if there is any delay. What i really like in him is his friendly nature when dealing with customers and in answering all the questions with out getting pissed off. I have seen mechanics who doesnt like to answer all the questions. He has taken care of my car really well and will not leave the place till you are completely satisfied with the work. Good job Robert .

Tien

21 years of experience
878 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
very good
Great work as always.

Brandon

18 years of experience
763 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Courteous, Professional, & Fast

Joseph

31 years of experience
522 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Joseph was great! On time, quick, and very professional. Highly recommend!

Shaun

19 years of experience
204 reviews
Shaun
19 years of experience

Kiri

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Kiri
18 years of experience
Did a great job and was very professional!

David

9 years of experience
135 reviews
David
9 years of experience
great

Richard

19 years of experience
459 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Excellent work as usual....always on time and professional. I appreciate how quick he finishes the work on my Jeep.

John

9 years of experience
27 reviews
John
9 years of experience


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Oaklyn?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander $192 $103.84 $87.98 13% $222.09
2013 Chevrolet Camaro $369 $289.48 $79.99 6% $396.98
2007 Saturn Sky $406 $325.65 $79.99 6% $433.15
2008 BMW 328i $252 $163.80 $87.98 10% $282.05
2006 Mercedes-Benz SL600 $455 $335.44 $119.98 8% $496.69
2013 BMW M5 $486 $358.06 $127.98 8% $530.06

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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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