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Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in Kensington

Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in Kensington

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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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 in Kensington. 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

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Our trusted and certified garages in Kensington

C & J Motors Ltd

C & J Motors Ltd

Rotherham, UK
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19 reviews
We are located in Rotherham, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
TAMESIDE AUTO CENTRE

TAMESIDE AUTO CENTRE

Manchester, UK
stars-4.5
21 reviews
TAMESIDE AUTO CENTRE is located in Manchester, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics
Graham Richardson and Son Limited

Graham Richardson and Son Limited

Colchester, UK
stars-4.5
26 reviews
We are located in Colchester, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
PREMIER VEHICLE CARE

PREMIER VEHICLE CARE

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
stars-4.5
19 reviews
PREMIER VEHICLE CARE and their team of qualified mechanics at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
Gladstone Tyre & Autocare

Gladstone Tyre & Autocare

Osbaldwick, UK
stars-5
20 reviews
Gladstone Tyres & Autocare is one of the largest car service and MOT garages in York providing a wide range of services from tyres, exhausts, brakes, ...
Malmar Motors LTD

Malmar Motors LTD

Liverpool, UK
stars-5
11 reviews
Our team has over 60 years experience of working with prestige motor vehicles. We provide huge savings on main dealer prices and we will protect your ...

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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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