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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

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Frome Christchurch

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Frome Christchurch

Frome, UK
stars-4.5
27 reviews
ETB Autocentres Frome, Christchurch Street garage has a selection of tyres from leading brands at affordable prices, including Bridgestone, Firestone,...
NEW STRAND MOTOR LTD T/A A & B MOTORS

NEW STRAND MOTOR LTD T/A A & B MOTORS

Beddington, UK
stars-4
14 reviews
We are your local service & mot centre, repairing all makes of vehicles. MOT Class 4 & 7 (Free Re-test). We are an independent garage which provides a...
ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries - Cardiff

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries - Cardiff

Cardiff, UK
stars-4.5
15 reviews
ETB Tyres Cardiff offer a wide range of vehicle services including tyres from leading brands at affordable prices, we guarantee you a cost-effective a...
ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Britannia Derby

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Britannia Derby

Derby, UK
stars-5
22 reviews
We are a family run business established in 1980 offering tyres exhausts, batteries, MOT testing, service, wheel alignment, brakes, and other fast-fit...
Goddard & Family Garage Services Ltd

Goddard & Family Garage Services Ltd

Taunton, UK
stars-5
22 reviews
Goddard & Family Garage Services Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at Taunton, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
SHIRE CARS LTD

SHIRE CARS LTD

Cheltenham, UK
stars-4.5
28 reviews
We are located in Cheltenham, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.

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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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