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Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in Wellingborough

Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in Wellingborough

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?

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


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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 Wellingborough. 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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Our trusted and certified garages in Wellingborough

Under the Bonnet Ltd

Under the Bonnet Ltd

Northampton, UK
stars-5
14 reviews
We are located in Northampton, UK and handle your vehicle's MOT, Servicing and Repairs for all car makes and models.
BRACKMILLS MOT CENTRE LTD

BRACKMILLS MOT CENTRE LTD

Northampton, UK
stars-5
11 reviews
BRACKMILLS MOT CENTRE LTD and their team of qualified mechanics at Northampton, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
CHANCERY AUTOS

CHANCERY AUTOS

Thrapston, UK
stars-5
23 reviews
CHANCERY AUTOS and their team of qualified mechanics at Thrapston, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
Combined Fleet Maintenance Ltd

Combined Fleet Maintenance Ltd

Northampton, UK
stars-5
14 reviews
Combined Fleet Maintenance Ltd and their team of qualified mechanics at Northampton, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
QCD Autocentres

QCD Autocentres

Milton Keynes, UK
stars-5
25 reviews
QCD Autocentres has been established to offer customers quality workmanship and cost-effective solutions. Our mission is to deliver a new level of tra...
STOKE HAMMOND SERVICE CENTRE

STOKE HAMMOND SERVICE CENTRE

Milton Keynes, UK
stars-4
27 reviews
STOKE HAMMOND SERVICE CENTRE is located in Milton Keynes, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics

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    Great service all round, would use again and recommend. Professional and courteous team.

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    I was extremely happy with the service we received and I would certainly recommend them.

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    Really good experience. I had my doubts but I’m now reassured! Thank you.

  • Alicia D'Souza
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    Absolutely amazing! Best MOT ever!

  • Customer
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    Excellent service !!

  • Alessandro
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    Wonderful service

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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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