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Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in West Oxfordshire

Our expert insights into wheel bearing replacement in West Oxfordshire

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 West Oxfordshire. 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 West Oxfordshire

HiQ Tyres and Autocare Oxford

HiQ Tyres and Autocare Oxford

Oxford, UK
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16 reviews
We offer a complete range of car services, including; tyres, MOT, batteries, exhausts, servicing, wheel alignment, brakes, clutches, accessories, oil ...
MELLORS OF CHALLOW

MELLORS OF CHALLOW

Wantage, UK
stars-5
23 reviews
MELLORS OF CHALLOW and their team of qualified mechanics at Wantage, UK look after your cars MOT, Servicing and Repairs
D.J Matthews Ltd

D.J Matthews Ltd

Didcot, UK
stars-5
23 reviews
D.J Matthews Ltd is located in Didcot, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics
MOT AUTO CENTRE

MOT AUTO CENTRE

Swindon, UK
stars-4.5
13 reviews
"MOT Auto Centre is a family-run business with two highly experienced directors at the helm. These two Swindon-based gentlemen have been involved in t...
Cross Street Garage Swindon

Cross Street Garage Swindon

Swindon, UK
stars-5
24 reviews
Cross Street Garage Swindon is located in Swindon, UK. We provide quality car services and repairs with our team of expert mechanics
ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Cirencester

ETB - Exhaust Tyres & Batteries Cirencester

Cirencester, UK
stars-4.5
20 reviews
ETB Autocentres Cirencester garage has a selection of tyres from leading brands at affordable prices, including Bridgestone, Firestone, Michelin, Good...

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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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