Wheel End Archives - Brake & Front End
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.

Axle Torque Procedures

Guessing the correct torque setting is a bad idea.

Wheel End Service – Wheel Speed Sensors and Bearings

The only way to diagnose the sensor and circuit is with a scan tool or scope.

Tesla Wheel Bearing Replacement

The process of replacing the hub unit on a Tesla is the same as many cars and light trucks.

Tapered Wheel Bearings

Here’s what you should know as a technician when servicing tapered wheel bearings.

Lightweight Brake Components

Engineering teams have certain goals that they need to meet or exceed.

Gen 1 Wheel Bearings

Removing and installing these bearings requires the correct tools and patience.

Brake Pad Diagnostics

Worn brake pads can tell you a lot about the entire brake system and keep new components from suffering the same fate.

Wheel Bearings

Higher quality wheel bearings use higher quality steel that is properly heat treated.

EV Wheel Bearing Replacement

Are you prepared for the service and repair opportunities EVs provide?

CV Joint Replacement Tips

Constant-velocity (CV) joints have been around since the 1980s when front-wheel drive (FWD) came into widespread use.

Wheel Bearing Design Innovations

Regardless of how the bearing is packaged or designed, all bearing rolling elements are protected by seals.