If you have a Chevy Impala, you may experience issues with a wheel hub at some point. When that time comes, it’s important to know what signs to watch for, and how to address the issue. This guide includes a list of symptoms related to wheel hub failure on the Chevy Impala, as well as diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

Wheel Hub Failure Symptoms To Watch For

  • Rumbling or grinding noises
  • Loose steering or vibrating steering wheel
  • Pulling to one side under braking
  • Humming sounds at speed
  • Uneven tire wear brake pad wear

Why Does The Chevy Impala Have Wheel Hub Problems?

Like we mentioned earlier, most times when wheel hubs fail it is due to wear over time. If your Chevy is running on the factory sized wheels you can expect your hubs to last around 100,000 miles. If your Impala is fitted with wider or heavier wheels and tires, they can put extra stress on the hub and cause premature wear or failure. Aside from premature hub wear, larger wheels can also cause uneven suspension stress.

Impala Wheel Hub Diagnosis And Repair Tips

Most times when an Impala wheel hub goes bad, it is due to typical wear. Wheel hub assemblies can often last for over 100,000 miles. Chevrolet wheel hub failure can also be caused by impact, improper alignment, or contaminates in the hub itself. You can learn more about what causes wheel hub failure in this blog post.

If you think your wheel hub is experiencing issues, you should stop driving on it. The wheel hub connects the axle to the wheel and allows the wheel to spin smoothly. If the hub is worn it can be a safety and drivability issue. Wheel hubs are designed to be very strong and durable, but like any aspect of a car they will wear over time.

Replacement Wheel Hubs For The Chevy Impala

  • 2020 Chevrolet Impala Premiere (10th Generation) – GMB Part Number 730-3080
  • 2013 Chevrolet Impala LTZ (9th Generation) – GMB Part Number 730-3080
  • 2007 Chevrolet Impala Limited (9th Generation) – GMB Part Number 730-3110
  • 2004 Chevrolet Impala LS (8th Generation) – GMB Part Number 730-3110

If your Chevy Impala is experiencing wheel hub issues, you can be confident that GMB bearings have you and your Impala covered. You can find GMB’s wheel hub offerings here.


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