CAR Wheel Bearing & Wheel Bearing Kit

Wheel hub bearing kit: common defects and their signs

  1. Bearing wear-out.
    • During wheel shaking its free play is noticeable.
    • The wheel hub overheats.
    • Unusual humming is heard during acceleration or driving.
    • Vibrations from the side of the defective bearing, transmitting to the body are noticeable during driving.
    • Unprompted deviation from the set trajectory occurs at critical damage.
    • Metal shavings appear on the wheel hub during visual check.
  2. Destruction of sealing elements.
    • Unusual sounds are heard from the bearing area during driving.
    • Crackling is heard during the side push.
    • The wheel hub gets significantly hot.
    • Body vibrations are noticeable during driving.

How to install wheel hub bearing kit?

If the bearing is defective, it should be replaced. This is a simple procedure, which can be performed unassisted. Perform the following actions to replace the hub bearing:

  1. Loosen the hub bolt and all the wheel bolts.
  2. Lift the needed side of the car with the help of the jack and remove the wheel, install wheel chocks.
  3. Fasten the wheel, and after this unscrew the CV joint nut.
  4. Unscrew the bolts, fastening the wheel hub to a steering knuckle and demount it.
  5. Take out the internal splines from the wheel hub and disassemble it.
  6. Demount the defective bearing from the hub.
  7. Install a new component, and after this assemble all parts in the reverse order.

For the convenient and safe replacement procedure use a special wheel bearing puller.
Use a special high temperature bearing grease while replacing wheel hub bearings.
Average service life: 100 000–150 000 km.

Types:

  1. By a number of rolling elements:
    • single-row design;
    • double-row design.
  2. By the type of rolling elements:
    • ball bearings;
    • tapered roller bearings.
  3. By axle-related location:
    • front-axle bearings;
    • rear-axle bearings.
  4. By configuration of the outer and inner rings with flanges:
    • bearings without flanges;
    • bearings with a flange installed on the outer ring;
    • bearings with flanges installed on the outer and inner rings.
  5. By configuration:
    • with a magnetic strip for an ABS ring;
    • without a magnetic strip for an ABS ring.

Wheel Bearing & Wheel Bearing Kit Information

Any car construction provides two types of bearings: rolling and plain bearings. In all cars there are several dozens of bearings. Almost all automotive components contain bearings that provide perfect and safe car operation: chassis, engine, tires and transmission.

Virtually all of the bearings in the car are subject to a serious load. But the wheel bearing suffers the heaviest load. Loads appear when moving, braking, accelerating. Wheel bearing suffers different forces: radial, axial and combined. For this reason wheel bearing has the strictest requirements. Wheel bearing is a rolling bearing. Like any other rolling bearing, wheel bearing consists of outer and inner rings that hold and at the same time separate the rolling elements of different shapes.

The outer surface of the inner ring and the inner surface of outer ring have grooves - original track, on which the rolling bodies move.

These bodies can be of two kinds: rollers and balls (ball bearings). Actually the name of the bearing depends on the shape of the rolling element. Rollers can be cylindrical, needle, tapered or of another form. Bearings can also be single-row, double rows and multi-rows, depending on the rows of the rolling elements. By the type of load, which the bearings can withstand, they are divided into the following types: radial bearings, thrust bearings, thrust-radial and angular contact ball bearings.

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