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Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in Plumstead

Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in Plumstead

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 Plumstead. 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 Plumstead

NEW STRAND MOTOR LTD T/A A & B MOTORS

NEW STRAND MOTOR LTD T/A A & B MOTORS

Beddington, UK
stars-4
20 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...
Goddard & Family Garage Services Ltd

Goddard & Family Garage Services Ltd

Taunton, UK
stars-5
11 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-5
29 reviews
SHIRE CARS LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at Cheltenham, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
MONUMENT MOTOR SERVICES

MONUMENT MOTOR SERVICES

BIRMINGHAM, UK
stars-5
22 reviews
MONUMENT MOTOR SERVICES and their team of qualified mechanics at BIRMINGHAM, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
KERR AND SMITH AYR Ltd

KERR AND SMITH AYR Ltd

Ayr, UK
stars-5
20 reviews
KERR AND SMITH AYR Ltd is located in Ayr, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics
TRADESTON PERFORMANCE

TRADESTON PERFORMANCE

GLASGOW, UK
stars-5
17 reviews
TRADESTON PERFORMANCE is located in GLASGOW, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

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    Excellent value for money! No one can believe my MOT and delivery/pick up cost just £19. Will definitely use again.

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    Excellent service . Great value . Would certainly recommend it to anybody Will be using them again. Thanks so much.

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    Excellent efficient service - second time I've used them now and will certainly use again.

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    Spot on customer service and reasonable prices.

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    Spot on customer service and reasonable prices.

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    Perfect service!

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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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