Wheel End Archives - Brake & Front End
Axle Torque Procedures

Guessing the correct torque setting is a bad idea.

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.

Gen 1 Wheel Bearings

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

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.

EV Wheel Bearing Replacement

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

Tapered Wheel Bearings

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

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.

Curing Tire Vibration Woes With RFV Wheel Balancing

Most shops have the incorrect assumption that anything more than a simple balance takes too much time.

Speed Sensor Diagnostics: The ‘If’s’ of Sensors and Speed Explained

If all of the wheel speed sensors are generating a speed signal, and they all agree, the wheel speed sensor (WSS) is not an issue, but something else might be, possibly an intermittent wiring fault in one of the WSS circuits. If one of the WSS PIDs reads zero mph, and the other three are

Wheel Speed Sensor