Wheel Bearings Replacement at your home or office in Woburn.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

920

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Victor

9 years of experience
205 reviews
Victor
9 years of experience
Great experience
Professional ad courteous. Kept me updated. Would definitely recommend Victor

Brett

8 years of experience
176 reviews
Brett
8 years of experience
Can't really speak highly enough of Brett. Notified me when he was on his way, was on time. Had some basic questions before he began, all for my benefit. Professional, friendly, very knowledgeable and overall just a good guy. Truck Is running great again. Gave me some suggestions on next items to look at in the future. However, wasn't pushy in any way. Price was exactly as originally quoted. Even contacted me me a few days ahead of time to make sure he was bringing all the right parts etc. He was finished in the time frame he quoted me when he arrived. Overall, the best mechanical experience I have had. Will definitely be using 'Your Mechanic' and Brett again!!!! AAA+

Juan

20 years of experience
70 reviews
Juan
20 years of experience
Came in on time, worked quickly and the job was done great

Luke

14 years of experience
138 reviews
Luke
14 years of experience
Fast and professional

Zachar

40 years of experience
41 reviews
Zachar
40 years of experience

Dan

37 years of experience
734 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Friendly,and knows what he is doing!

Tyrone

9 years of experience
422 reviews
Tyrone
9 years of experience
Tyrone replaced our old wheel bearings and did a great job. He clearly knows his stuff! Very friendly and competent.

Jason

22 years of experience
57 reviews
Jason
22 years of experience
He was on time, had every tool and part that he needed and was fast and efficient with repairs. I have recommended him to several people that I know and hope that they use his service.

Paul

16 years of experience
30 reviews
Paul
16 years of experience

Christopher

14 years of experience
54 reviews
Christopher
14 years of experience
Just Impressed. The whole process was professional and easy. I highly recommend and will use this service, and Chris, again.


How much does Wheel Bearings Replacement cost in Woburn?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Volvo C30 $253 $124.94 $127.98 14% $296.94
2010 Dodge Charger $212 $132.25 $79.99 11% $239.75
2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage $238 $158.37 $79.99 10% $265.87
2015 BMW 740Li xDrive $271 $142.89 $127.98 13% $314.89
2008 Lincoln MKX $287 $183.03 $103.98 11% $322.78
2014 Ford Mustang $249 $169.32 $79.99 9% $276.82

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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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