Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Pittsburg.

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YourMechanic Wheel Bearings Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

922

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Robert

29 years of experience
570 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Robert was very professional and worked quickly. He went above and beyond by acquiring a mechanical part on my car for almost half the price of what the dealership charged for the same part. He is very skilled at what he does, and I would highly recommend him.

Tien

21 years of experience
902 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
very good

Joseph

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

Ben

39 years of experience
1137 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Absolutely amazed! I needed a wheel bearing replaced on one of my tires.I booked quickly through yourmechanic.com because the quote was way more reasonable than anything I had been previously provided (searched 3 weeks) and the mobile part made it extremely convenient (no towing fees). I was unable to be home while Ben repaired my vehicle but my fiancee was blown away at how quick, experienced, professional and pleasant Ben was. He repaired my car in less than 30 minutes AND my quote was cheaper than ANY of the surrounding repair shops in my are. I will definitely be a returning customer!

Dan

37 years of experience
738 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
I'm very impressed

Jonathan

20 years of experience
304 reviews
Jonathan
20 years of experience
Great work completed quickly but with expertise

Steven

19 years of experience
200 reviews
Steven
19 years of experience
very satisfied

Mark

9 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
9 years of experience

Joel

19 years of experience
755 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
As always, we received the service we ordered and expectations met. That is why we always select Joel for any of our automotive work. Thanks!

Manuel

30 years of experience
273 reviews
Manuel
30 years of experience
Manuel is one of the few people I have met that is not only prompt, courteous and trustworthy but he has an immense depth of knowledge in what he is doing when it come to all aspects of a vehicle. I would highly recommend Manuel to any one looking for a top notch ASE certified mechanic. God Bless you Manuel.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Pittsburg?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Ford Ranger $127 $30.60 $95.98 20% $159.60
2012 Volvo XC70 $309 $229.08 $79.99 8% $336.58
2015 Buick Verano $388 $307.78 $79.99 6% $415.28
2011 Cadillac SRX $415 $318.87 $95.98 7% $447.87
2015 BMW 535d xDrive $239 $142.89 $95.98 12% $271.89
2004 Jaguar XJR $470 $374.41 $95.98 6% $503.41

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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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