The Repair Shop’s Guide To The Wheel Hub Assembly

  Fixing wheel hubs is not a job for every shop. If you run a shop or work at one that accepts these tickets, we highly recommend you check out GMB’s latest free download – The Repair Shop’s Guide To The Wheel Hub Assembly. In it, you’ll get 14+ pages of content that covers: Symptoms of…

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The High Cost Of Ignoring U-Joints

A u-joint may be a small part, but it plays an important role in the smooth operation of your drivetrain. U-joints should last the life of the vehicle, but sometimes that’s not the case. U-joints can go bad over time.

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How To Tell If Your Wheel Hub Assembly Is Failing

Wheel hub assemblies are built to last 100K miles or more. Many last the lifetime of the vehicle. Yet, it’s also common for wheel hub assemblies to fail well before 100K miles. Some factors that would cause wheel hub assembly failure include:

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A Guide To Wheel Bearing Grease

Wheel bearings turn at high speed. A good quality wheel bearing (like GMB wheel bearings) has a very refined design. The design allows for minimal friction and maximum longevity. Yet, wheel bearing grease is always necessary. Grease should be packed into the wheel bearing and the following areas: The housing The wheel end’s inside surfaces…

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Wheel Bearing Noise vs Tire Noise

What do you do when a customer brings you a vehicle with a roaring or howling noise coming from a wheel? In most cases, it can be coming from a worn tire, or a worn bearing. It is not easy to tell, but there are ways to determine what is causing the problem. First, test…

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