Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Saint Petersburg.

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5/5

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Jose

8 years of experience
285 reviews
Jose
8 years of experience
Punctual and reliable
Jose arrived early and was very professional. Worked quickly and efficiently . I would definitely recommend him for your car repair needs!

Torrieanto

10 years of experience
458 reviews
Torrieanto
10 years of experience
On time and very professional...
IF YOU NEED A GOOD MECHANIC CALL YOUR MECHANIC . IF YOU NEED A GREAT MECHANIC --CALL TORRIENTO . THIS GUY IS DEDICATED TO HIS JOB . MORE IMPORTANTLY , HE IS DEDICATED TO HIS CUSTOMERS . I DO NOT KNOW HIM PERSONALLY , BUT HAVING HIM DO WORK ON MY VEHICLE THREE TIMES , LET ME SAY THAT I KNOW HIM AS A FRIEND AND MECHANIC . THIS LAST VISIT HE REPLACED PLUGS . ( SPARK PLUGS - FOR THE LADIES , NO OFFENSE ) AFTER COMPLETION WE REALIZED THAT THE GAPS WERE NOT RIGHT DUE TO A PREVIOUS OWNER OF MY TRUCK DOING A MOD . SO THIS GUY MY MECHANIC IS COMING BACK TO GET THEM RIGHT . ... NOW THAT IS SERVICE !!!

Joe

41 years of experience
702 reviews
Joe
41 years of experience
Outstanding work and service.
Did a great job

Braxton

9 years of experience
181 reviews
Braxton
9 years of experience
On time and very very efficient in his work.hope to see you again.

Ben

20 years of experience
2 reviews
Ben
20 years of experience
Ben was great! Called me couple of days before the appointment and confirmed that the service requested is what exactly I needed, He called again an hr before the appointment and was on time. He finished the work and only to find that the part did not fit right. He made couple of calls to your mechanic and waited for the part to arrive and fixed it. The whole appointment lasted for about 5 hrs as he has to work twice. He was very patient and behaved professional through out! Thanks Ben and thank you YourMechanic!!!

Frank

25 years of experience
66 reviews
Frank
25 years of experience
Frank was great. Communicated well and did the work very fast.

Jose

15 years of experience
433 reviews
Jose
15 years of experience
Jose was extremely knowledgeable and courteous. He was on time and always notified me of any changes in the work or schedule. He replaced the right front wheel bearing on my 2010 Ford Focus and now its running smooth and quiet again. Very friendly and easy to talk to. Highly recommended.

Ben

27 years of experience
59 reviews
Ben
27 years of experience
Great experience.

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
699 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Rigoberto, He is thorough and quick. I will be scheduling my oil changes with Your Mechaninc.com and requesting Rigoberto.

Travis

11 years of experience
300 reviews
Travis
11 years of experience
Was very prompt and got to work immediately.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Saint Petersburg?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2014 Chevrolet Express 3500 $344 $263.98 $79.99 7% $371.48
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo $274 $185.72 $87.98 9% $303.97
2004 Volkswagen Golf $153 $56.75 $95.98 17% $185.75
2007 Cadillac SRX $410 $313.73 $95.98 7% $442.73
2014 Lincoln MKS $408 $280.48 $127.98 9% $452.48
2013 BMW M3 $371 $283.38 $87.98 7% $401.63

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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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