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FBJ Rolamentos cilíndricos FAQS

QWhat are the signs of a bad wheel hub?

ANoise is a classic sign of a bad wheel bearing or wheel hub bearing. Here are some indicators of a worn wheel hub bearing or other wheel-end damage: Snapping, clicking or popping. This can indicate a worn or damaged outer CV-joint.

QHow can you tell a bearing is bad?

AOne good way to tell if a wheel bearing is bad is by taking hold of the wheel at 6 and 12 o'clock and attempting to shake it while the wheel is lifted off the ground. The amount of 'wiggle' room that your wheel has is play.

QWhen does a wheel bearing need to be replaced?

AThe bearings reduce the friction in the wheels and allow them to turn smoothly and efficiently. If one of the bearings becomes worn or damaged, all of the hub bearings need to be replaced. In newer cars this usually means the entire wheel hub assembly needs to be replaced, which is actually a relatively simple process.

QWhat are the signs of a wheel bearing needing replaced?

ACommon signs that your wheel bearings need to be replaced include abnormal tire wear, an annoying grinding sound coming from the general tire area, a vibration in the steering wheel, and too much play in the wheels. If you experience any of these things, get your car into the dealership right away.

QDo rear wheel drive cars have rear wheel bearings?

ACars with front-wheel drive have front-wheel bearings that resemble closely those in the rear wheels of rear-wheel-drive cars which have independent suspension (See How car suspension works). The type of bearing used also has much in common with non-driven wheel bearings (See Checking the half shafts).