Wheel Bearings Archives - Brake & Front End
Axle Torque Procedures

Guessing the correct torque setting is a bad idea.

Advanced Wheel Bearing Diagnostics

Can a bump set a wheel speed sensor code?

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.

Gen 1 Wheel Bearing Replacement and Installation (VIDEO)

Gen 1 bearings use an interference fit to hold the bearing in the bore. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

Wheel Bearing Noise and Damage

If the impact is great enough, the preload on a bearing can change. This can lead to more damage and noise in the long run.

Tesla Wheel Bearing Replacements (VIDEO)

Tesla’s need high-quality replacement units to withstand the hefty curb weight. Sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

What Is The Cost Of A Wheel Bearing Comeback?

Every time your shop works on a vehicle, there is a potential for a comeback. The cause of the comeback could be due to technician error, miscommunication or additional failures on the vehicle. The random nature of these comebacks can make them difficult to anticipate. But, comebacks and financial losses due to low-quality or defective

Wheel Bearing Analysis

What creates endplay? What creates noise?

Understanding EV, Hybrid Wheel Bearings (VIDEO)

One of the primary jobs for wheel bearings is to help support the weight of the vehicle. Sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN

Understanding EV Wheel Hub Bearings

There are a lot of myths surrounding HVs, PHVs and EVs in our industry.