Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Sunland.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

892

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Fred

15 years of experience
323 reviews
Fred
15 years of experience
He is very knowledgeable.
Fred showed early and understood my work situation. He was very diligent in his work and best advised me on the best way forward on the repair. He hurried off and got me the part I actually needed and efficiently repaired my truck. Great work Fred!

Baldemar

26 years of experience
5 reviews
Baldemar
26 years of experience
Great service. Explained everything he was doing. Showed the old worn parts and what was wrong with them compared to the new parts. Good conversation.

Brandon

16 years of experience
318 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
He is knowledgeble and will recommend exactly what you need.

Mark

9 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
9 years of experience

Jay

35 years of experience
687 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Jay was very professional and helpful to all the questions I asked. He completed the job on time.I would highly recommend him to all who need a good mechanic.

Terry

11 years of experience
45 reviews
Terry
11 years of experience
Excellent work, once again. I plan on using Terry for all future non-regular maintenance work.

Deuwn

18 years of experience
28 reviews
Deuwn
18 years of experience
Great Work!

Tung

14 years of experience
274 reviews
Tung
14 years of experience
It’s was great. Thank u so much Tung

Oscar

22 years of experience
72 reviews
Oscar
22 years of experience
Oscar did a great job first it was 13 degrees outside he did a total inspection of the car changed the wheel bearing cleaned up everything will definitely request him next I need work of my car

Vytas

6 years of experience
62 reviews
Vytas
6 years of experience
He was early and professional. Was able to get the service done quickly and efficiently. I would have zero reservations about booking him again for another service. Car drives like a dream now. I highly recommend Vytas.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Sunland?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Ford Flex $399 $271.13 $127.98 9% $443.13
2009 Chevrolet Express 2500 $165 $61.03 $103.98 17% $200.78
2006 Pontiac Montana $291 $194.57 $95.98 10% $323.57
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 $463 $335.44 $127.98 8% $507.44
2005 Cadillac Escalade ESV $159 $63.31 $95.98 17% $192.31
2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG $174 $46.00 $127.98 20% $218.00

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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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