Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Port Orange.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

901

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Scott

34 years of experience
585 reviews
Scott
34 years of experience
Scott did a fantastic job and at such an affordable price! He was very professional and I would definitely recommend using him as your mechanic. Thanks Scott!
Arrived on time and did a nice job

Choeun

13 years of experience
181 reviews
Choeun
13 years of experience
Great job fast and and on time
Very professional, knowledgeable, and very efficient!

Jamahl

18 years of experience
825 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
Jamahl was great to work with. My wife and I were extremely pleased at his professionalism and more than satisfied with his great customer service and expertise. We are also very happy to know that one can request the same mechanic for future car repairs. We found our mechanic in Jamahl!
excellent mechanic ....very trustworthy

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Speedy, efficient, quite a convenience to have your mechanic come to my parking lot.

Jason

15 years of experience
429 reviews
Jason
15 years of experience
Very thorough and very nice

Nazareth

25 years of experience
83 reviews
Nazareth
25 years of experience
Showed up on time, super knowledgeable and took the time to explain the literal nuts and bolts behind my trucks rumbling and knocking noises. Will definitely be seeking him out for my next repair job

Attila

17 years of experience
419 reviews
Attila
17 years of experience
Did a good job!!! Will definitely recommend him for car service!!!!

Ben

39 years of experience
1101 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
He was there early, he took almost no time, super efficient and very charming and friendly. Made sure his work was up to par based on the customer's expectation before he left. Such a treat to work with. 10/10 would recommend.

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
John was pleasant, efficient, and explained everything he was doing and why in terms a non-mechanic like myself understood. When he was delayed at his previous appointment to min e he made sure he notified me in plenty of time and kept me updated on his arrival time.

Joseph

13 years of experience
47 reviews
Joseph
13 years of experience
Very helpful when trying to figure out what the cause of the problem might have been and even helped check for similar problems in my other wheel bearing.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Port Orange?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Jeep Patriot $231 $150.68 $79.99 10% $258.18
2008 Alfa Romeo 8C $238 $158.37 $79.99 10% $265.87
2014 Chevrolet Express 3500 $131 $27.51 $103.98 21% $167.26
2008 Cadillac XLR $415 $318.58 $95.98 7% $447.58
2015 BMW X1 $274 $185.88 $87.98 9% $304.13
2009 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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