Wheel Bearings Archives - Brake & Front End
Wheel Bearing Shortcuts

When you’re installing a wheel speed sensor on a hub unit, never ever remove it from the original unit. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Live Axle Wheel Bearing Service

Replacing rear wheel bearings on a live axle rear suspension requires a few extra steps when compared to a unitized bearing.

Wheel Bearings Components

Follow along to learn what you may encounter when dealing with a Gen 1 wheel bearing. This video is sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

Axle Torque Procedures

Guessing the correct torque setting is a bad idea.

Locking Hubs and Axles

The leading cause of IWE failure is water finding its way into the vacuum lines under the hood and in the wheel well.

Isolating Wheel Bearing Noise (VIDEO)

It’s challenging to make a diagnosis based on noise alone. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

Advantages of a Pre-Assembled Knuckle Hub Assembly

Wheel bearings are a common repair, but they often present challenges during installation, taking additional time we don’t have to spare, and in some cases resulting in a comeback or quality that isn’t up to our standard. Generation 1 (press in) wheel bearings have always been the most difficult, and while Generation 3 (incorporated hub

Advanced Wheel Bearing Diagnostics

Can a bump set a wheel speed sensor code?

Wheel Bearing Analysis

What creates endplay? What creates noise?

BMW Wheel Bearings

Two technologies are being used that are allowing engineers to put better bearings in smaller packages.

Tapered Wheel Bearings (VIDEO)

Tapered wheel bearings are still being used in certain applications. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

Wheel Speed Sensors (VIDEO)

There are two types of wheel speed sensors, active and passive.This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.