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Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement

Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement

What does a wheel bearing do?

A wheel bearing is a crucial part of the wheel assembly that connects the wheel and the axle. It is a circle of ball bearings secured in a ring called a 'race'. A wheel bearing enables the wheel to rotate smoothly with minimal friction.

What are the signs of a bad wheel bearing?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your wheel bearing:

  • If you notice a grinding, grating or humming noise coming from your wheel or tyre. This noise usually increases with acceleration or as the vehicle turns.
  • A car that feels loose as you drive it - your steering seems less responsive or less precise than usual.
  • Steering wheel vibration which changes with speed or as your car turns.

What happens during a wheel bearing replacement?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Jack the car safely and inspect the wheel with the faulty bearing.
  • Replace the faulty bearing, if necessary.
  • Refit the bearing and wheel.
  • Torque the wheel to the correct pressure. This is set by the car manufacturer.
  • Test drive the car.
  • If necessary, they will make any final adjustments.
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How much does it cost to fix my car?

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Hey Fixter, can I drive with bad wheel bearings?
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What does a wheel bearing do?

A wheel bearing is a crucial part of the wheel assembly that connects the wheel and the axle. It is a circle of ball bearings secured in a ring called a 'race'. A wheel bearing enables the wheel to rotate smoothly with minimal friction.

What are the signs of a bad wheel bearing?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your wheel bearing:

  • If you notice a grinding, grating or humming noise coming from your wheel or tyre. This noise usually increases with acceleration or as the vehicle turns.
  • A car that feels loose as you drive it - your steering seems less responsive or less precise than usual.
  • Steering wheel vibration which changes with speed or as your car turns.

What happens during a wheel bearing replacement?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Jack the car safely and inspect the wheel with the faulty bearing.
  • Replace the faulty bearing, if necessary.
  • Refit the bearing and wheel.
  • Torque the wheel to the correct pressure. This is set by the car manufacturer.
  • Test drive the car.
  • If necessary, they will make any final adjustments.
View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your wheel bearing replacement. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.


Learn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, can I drive with bad wheel bearings?
Daniel
Nav

Nav, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

checkedCollection and delivery — anywhere

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MILLENNIUM GARAGES

MILLENNIUM GARAGES

London, UK
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28 reviews
Millennium Garages is based in Southwark, London offering numerous car repair services using state of the art equipment and fully trained staff with o...
HOLOCENE MOTOR GROUP

HOLOCENE MOTOR GROUP

London, UK
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15 reviews
Holocene Motor Group take care of your car. Located in Camden Road London, we provide a complete vehicle care package including routine servicing, MOT...
BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD

BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD

LONDON, UK
stars-4.5
14 reviews
Blenheim Motor’s are a Servicing & Repairs Workshop, Recovery and Class 1, 2 & 4 MOT Testing Station with the 15 years of experience. We have fully eq...
PORSHEWORX ENGINEERING LTD

PORSHEWORX ENGINEERING LTD

London, UK
stars-5
20 reviews
We are located in London, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
CANNING CAR CARE

CANNING CAR CARE

London, UK
stars-4.5
13 reviews
At our workshop in Canning Town, you can expect friendly and professional customer service with expert technicians delivering quality vehicle services...
DUNDALK MOTORS

DUNDALK MOTORS

London, UK
stars-5
11 reviews
"Dundalk Motors London is an established MOT centre and car repairs garage with over twenty-eight years of experience. Based in Brockley we’re in a bu...

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Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

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Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Your wheel bearing replacement is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

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We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

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