Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Slidell.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Tyrone

9 years of experience
421 reviews
Tyrone
9 years of experience
Arrived on time. Completed work quickly. Very professional and competent. Will use again.
This guy is an absolute expert. Prompt and professional! Went above and beyond in explaining my issue. Made great recommendations. Will book again!

Joseph

31 years of experience
528 reviews
Joseph
31 years of experience
Joseph is very knowlegeable about the repairs being done and it took him no time to repair my car.
Awesome mechanic! Very quick and knowledgeable.

Patrick

13 years of experience
395 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
Very nice courteous great skills knowledgeable pleasant to talk to would highly recommend him to anyone
Patrick came out in raining weather and got my work completed, very professional!! Thanks!

Chet

39 years of experience
437 reviews
Chet
39 years of experience
He was on time and did a great job fixing my Ford.

Mark

12 years of experience
71 reviews
Mark
12 years of experience
He was quick and very professional. I appreciate your services Mark!

Joseph

25 years of experience
474 reviews
Joseph
25 years of experience
Joseph did a fantastic job and was very friendly. I would highly recommend him because he communicates very well and works quickly!

Lucas

19 years of experience
840 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
I scheduled a wheel bearing replacement with Lucas at 3:45. Around 3:30 he called and told me he was running about an hour late due to traffic. I really appreciated the heads up and since I was working at home I didn't really mind. He arrived an hour later and quickly took care of the repair and answered my questions. The car is running fine now and I am very pleased with the service and overall.experience.

James

28 years of experience
542 reviews
James
28 years of experience
James was nice, professional, and worked fast. He was a little late to the appointment but apologized and let me know.

Richard

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

Daniel

16 years of experience
64 reviews
Daniel
16 years of experience
Your mechanic team has good customer service. Overall, would recommend friends and family to try your service.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Slidell?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Chrysler 300 $255 $175.42 $79.99 9% $282.92
2009 Dodge Dakota $245 $164.60 $79.99 10% $272.10
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 $385 $280.94 $103.98 8% $420.69
2014 Acura RLX $186 $98.52 $87.98 13% $216.77
2013 Infiniti M35h $258 $178.38 $79.99 9% $285.88
2015 Ford Mustang $379 $259.16 $119.98 9% $420.41

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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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