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Wheel Bearings Common Faults and Replacement

What is it?

Wheel bearings enable wheels on a car to spin freely and stay secured to the car. Cars have four wheel bearings, one located at each wheel. If the wheel bearings wear out, you will feel the wheels and steering wheel-shake.

Where is it located?

There are 4 wheel bearings and they are located on the wheels.

Indicators of faults:

Wheel vibration or wobble.
Noises such as knocking, grinding or howling.
Vehicle shudder.
Side pull.

Common faults:

Worn wheel bearings.

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