Common Wheel Hub Problems For The Ford Explorer

If you have a Ford Explorer, odds are you’ll experience issues with wheel hubs at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to wheel bearing failure on Ford Explorers, as well as some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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Common Wheel Hub Problems For The Jeep Wrangler

If you have a Jeep Wrangler, odds are you’ll experience issues with the wheel hubs at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to wheel hub failure on the Jeep Wrangler, as well as some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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Common Wheel Hub Problems For The Chevy Impala

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…

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Common Wheel Hub Problems For Dodge/RAM Trucks

If you have a Dodge or RAM truck, odds are you’ll experience issues with wheel bearings at some point. Here’s a list of symptoms related to wheel bearing failure on Dodge or RAM trucks, as well as some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.

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Wheel Bearing Preload And Load Paths

When you replace a wheel bearing, sometimes you need to preload the new bearing. This video explains what it means to preload a wheel bearing and why it’s important to check the vehicle’s wheel alignment too:

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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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How Off-Road Tires Impact Wheel Bearings, Hubs, and Universal Joints

This article was originally published on Counterman.com. Summer is right around the corner, and a bunch of off-road vehicles will be coming into your shop, most of which will have oversized tires. It’s important to be aware of how oversized tires place increased stress on wheel bearings, hubs, and U-joints.

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What Causes a Wheel Hub Assembly to Go Bad?

Good wheel hub assemblies are built like tanks. But sometimes they break or wear out, like any other part on a car. When that happens, it’s easy to wonder what went wrong. There are three common causes of bearing failure: impacts, contamination, or improper alignment.

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