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Wheel Bearing Specialist

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Worn or noisy Wheel Bearings? Vibration at speed? See garage quotes near you.

When Wheel Bearings wear, they make a rumbling noise that worsens until the bearing fails, leaving you stranded.

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Top garages for Wheel Bearing (10,965 found)
Mr Tyre Ltd - Bolton
327 Jobs Completed
Bolton
4.8 / 5

Mr Tyre Ltd was established in 1971 at Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham in the West Midlands with one store. We now operate a total of 34 strategically placed fitting centres giving an incredible coverage across the central England region.

With many years’ experience in the tyre industry we have a reputation for providing high quality products at competitive prices. Being so well established has allowed us to form close relationships with virtually every major tyre manufacturer.

Alongside tyres, our stores offer most mechanical repairs including brakes, servicing, engine repairs, suspension, MOT testing, stainless steel exhausts, engine remapping and air conditioning repairs and re-gas.

We are happy to serve Bolton and its surrounding areas.

SMS Motors
1227 Jobs Completed
Horton
4.7 / 5

SMS Autocare is dedicated to quality and value for money with the services we provide. We can offer full diagnostic testing, MOT and Service, mechanical repairs and much more.

Our experienced mechanics have various RMI/ATA accreditations and are always on hand to provide the help and advice that you need to get your vehicle back to full health. We have valuable links within the motor trade industry and aim to provide good value for money on all products and services.

SMS Autocare are proud members of the Retail Motor Industry Federation and the Trust My Garage scheme. All work comes with a 12 month / 12,000 mile parts and labour guarantee and we offer our customers a FREE collection and delivery service within 15 miles.

Rivus Fleet Solutions- Northampton
61 Jobs Completed
Northampton
4.8 / 5

Rivus, formerly known as BT Fleet, is the UK’s largest fleet management company with a network of fully-accredited and manufacturer-approved garages throughout the UK. Our garages are responsible for working on some of the largest fleets in the country – and they’re open to you too. Our qualified technicians have the skills and equipment to do whatever is needed to keep your vehicle moving, including servicing, maintenance, repairs and MOTs. We have a have a long history of providing award-winning services at the most competitive prices, together with network of trusted suppliers so your vehicle will only be fitted with parts of highest quality. We’re ready to help you.

M.O.Tease 'R' Us
206 Jobs Completed
Tottenham
4.9 / 5

We are a small, family run business based in Tottenham, who have been established since 2013 and specialise in class 4, 5 and 7 MOT's. We also undertake all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work and servicing. Owner Nadim, a fully qualified mechanic and VOSA approved MOT tester, has been working on cars for the last 17 years. He works alongside two other mechanics who also have many years of experience working on all makes and models of vehicles, specialising in German vehicles.

We can offer our customers a free vehicle collection and delivery service within 2 miles of the garage.

All our work comes guaranteed for your peace of mind.

LM Mobile Mechanics
527 Jobs Completed
sale
4.7 / 5

Welcome to LM Mobile Meachanics we offer everything you need from major repair and servicing to air conditioning Regas and system work, we are a fully equipped and insured garage with 12 months parts and labour warrenty on all of are work. You can also take advantage of our mobile service and repair vans if you don't have time to get you car to the garage we can send one of our mobile vans out to carry out your required work weather it be at your home or place of work.

Formula One Autocentres - Newcastle
83 Jobs Completed
Newcastle
4.5 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

Kerr tech Motor engineers LTD
860 Jobs Completed
Rutherglen
5.0 / 5

Our established family run business offers automotive services at great rates. Our roles include MOT's, servicing, electrical work, brakes steering and suspenison, tyres, clutch and gearbox repairs and anything a bit crazy.. Engine forging turbo upgrades boost controllers.. Project rebuilds.... ( all finished upgrading will be set at low boost and standard ignition timing , car will need to be taken to tuner for dyno run and corrective adaptions)

Piston&Rotor The Garage
2031 Jobs Completed
Bury
4.7 / 5

We are a garage located in Bury and serving the Greater Manchester area.
We are specialised in engine and gearbox rebuilds,we do have state of the art diagnostics and 49 years of combined every day garage experience.
One single garage for all your car needs!
Service and maintenance work,clutches,timing chains and belts,automatic and manual gearbox reconditioning,engine reconditioning,all electrical work,difficult jobs undertaken,mot failures,etc!If we cant do it,nobody can!
We provide an excellent service to all our customers and we take pride in the quality of our services.
We have fully trained technicians with over 15 years of experience working above the dealer level.
All the work carried is quality checked by second tech and we offer a warranty for all our jobs.
We promise to beat in price and quality any written quote and offer a quick turnaround for all customers.
We offer a FREE no obligation diagnostic check service in some cases.

Formula One Autocentres - Pendlebury
108 Jobs Completed
Pendlebury
4.4 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

Formula One Autocentres - Portsmouth
146 Jobs Completed
Portsmouth
4.6 / 5

Established in 1974, Formula One Autocentres set out with a mission to deliver a completely new fast-fit experience to its customers. This would feature clean, modern premises, high-tech equipment and highly trained technicians; far removed from the kind of service normally associated with the industry.

Forty years down the line, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent autocentre chains. The business remains family owned and continues to uphold its original commitment to delivering the highest quality service at the most competitive prices.

That commitment has proved incredibly popular with motorists, creating many thousands of loyal customers who continue to put their trust in Formula One Autocentres.

As a result, the company has gone from strength to strength, currently boasting over 85 state-of-the-art branches across England, with over 500 highly trained staff working seven days a week to provide a full range of services including tyres, exhausts, batteries, brakes, clutches, MOT's and servicing.

We remain resolutely independent, and as a family owned business, avoid being tied down to any single manufacturer or supplier. This gives us the freedom and flexibility to offer the biggest deals on the widest possible range of top branded products, making the company a viable, attractive and cost-effective alternative to both the big national chains and smaller local independent outlets. Quite simply, Formula One Autocentres provides cost-conscious motorists with the most reliable and affordable means of maintaining their vehicles.

We defend our position at the forefront of the fast-fit industry by constantly evolving and developing innovative new products and services to meet the ever-changing demands of our customers. With an ongoing expansion programme and by regular investment in technology, we continue to provide unbeatable fast-fit service along with the very best value prices. In fact, we can confidently claim that no other company is better equipped to face the motoring challenges of the future.

South Coast Tuning Ltd
2 Job Completed
Gosport
5.0 / 5

South Coast Tuning Ltd is an Automotive Business which is vat registered and owned by a Veteran. We aim to offer a personal service in a comfortable friendly environment. Some of the services offered range from Remapping, Vehicle tuning, performance upgrades, Dyno / Rolling Road services, Vehicle Servicing, Diagnostics, Towbar supply, fitting and coding and more.

All technicians are certified and qualifed, ensuring quality, professional work at highly competitive rates.

We are based in Gosport and offer discounts for all servicemen, veterans and blue card holders.

MAC Motorsport
62 Jobs Completed
Dundee
4.9 / 5

MAC Motorsport is a family run independent garage which has been established since 2015. We are based not too far from Dundee city centre, with many local bus links available. Due to the ongoing business demands we have now moved to a larger premises and so are able to take on more work, helping get our customers back on the road ASAP. We carry out all forms of mechanical repairs, maintenance work, servicing, MOT’s and engine/performance tuning with ease, with no job being too big or too small.

Our team of four technicians are all fully qualified and have many years of experience working on all makes and models. We are well known within our local area as the go to garage for difficult jobs which other garages won’t take on as we like a good challenge! We only use superior quality parts and these come with a manufacturer’s guarantee. We shall also provide you with a labour guarantee to match this for your peace of mind.

We are able to provide our customers with a free vehicle collection and delivery service locally within 4 miles of the garage, the use of a free courtesy car or our comfortable waiting room which has Wi-Fi and refreshments readily available.

Please get in touch and we’ll happily provide you with any advice needed or answer any questions you may have about your vehicle.

Continental Motors
1240 Jobs Completed
Leicester
4.8 / 5

Family run independent garage est 1987. Honest & trustworthy helpful staff. Highly reputable garage specialising in MOT's & Servicing/Repairs for all your passenger and light commercial vehicles throughout Leicestershire.

All other repairs undertaken also, including: clutches, brakes, steering & suspension, diagnostics/fault finding, batteries, exhausts, welding, timing belts, light bodywork, Air con servicing & re-gas and 4 wheel computerised alignment to all makes and models.

We are your local Official Brembo Brake Specialist Garage.. Ensuring you the highest quality Brembo Brakes at great prices!

We are very proud to announce that we we have been awarded the best garage in the East Midlands!!

Suit all budgets, one year parts warranty on all new parts with customer satisfaction guaranteed!

A.R. Autos
111 Jobs Completed
Bishops Waltham
5.0 / 5

A. R. Autos is a local independent vehicle workshop based in Bishops Waltham, Hampshire that specialises in Alfa Romeo, Abarth and Fiat vehicles. However we are able to cater for all makes and models.

With a combined 30 years experience in franchised dealerships and reaching various professional level’s ranging from dealer expert technician to workshop controller we witnessed first hand the advantages and the pitfalls of a main dealership. Using that experience we decided to open a vehicle workshop specialising in Alfa Romeo, Abarth and Fiat vehicles that exceeds dealer standards. Our target is to provide the customer with a top level dealership service using the same equipment and procedures but with sensible and affordable prices.

Westbourne Motors Mobile - Epsom
351 Jobs Completed
Epsom
4.4 / 5

The Westbourne brand is the South’s leading repairer for household names such as Green Flag, AA & RAC.

For the majority of repairs we can offer a mobile service with over 70 fully trained mechanics ready to fix your car at home or work, saving you the time and fuss of driving to a garage.

For major jobs we also operate repair workshops and offer courtesy cars to use whilst we fix your car.

The Westbourne name is synonymous with convenience, efficiency, courtesy and great value and all of our repairs carry a nationwide guarantee.

We are ready 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your call.

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Wheel Bearing Specialist
Frequently asked questions
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What is a car's Wheel Bearing?

Your car has a Wheel Bearing on each wheel, supporting the weight of the car, and allowing the wheel to spin freely, in perfect alignment with your axle and with your brakes. They are vital for safe driving.
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What does a car Wheel Bearing do?

The Wheel Bearing is an exceptionally hard-wearing component. It needs to be strong enough to support the weight of the car, including in sudden changes of direction, but also needs to allow smooth spinning of the wheels. It does this with a set of bearings. Think of them as small, hard, metal spheres sitting between an inner and an outer cylinder. The tight fit between the cylinders means that, as the outer one turns, the metal spheres 'race' each other around the inner cylinder - and the outer cylinder smoothly rotates.
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What does a Wheel Bearing noise mean?

The components of a wheel bearing are made from hardened steel. As this metal fatigues it begins to flake. When this happens, the bearings passing over this pitted surface make a rumbling or growling noise.
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What are the symptoms of a bad wheel bearing?

The most common indicator of a worn wheel bearing is a rumbling or growling noise that increases with speed. It may also get worse when making short zig-zagging movements when driving (ensure you have space to do this). There may also be a little play in the wheels when raised.
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Can I drive with a bad wheel bearing?

We would always recommend replacing a wheel bearing that is showing signs of wear. That said, it is generally the case that a worn bearing will continue to work for a period of time. Our recommendation: change the bearing, because a worn bearing could fail at any time.
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How much does a replacement wheel bearing cost?

Our data suggests that the wheel bearing replacement job costs between £120 and £150 on common makes and models.

Average rating for  Wheel Bearing  bookings

4.75

463 reviews

How much does Wheel Bearing cost?

The cost of a Wheel Bearing can vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Wheel Bearing Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Ford£176.63
Vauxhall£168.90
Volkswagen£176.13
Audi£194.41
Nissan£202.16
BMW£202.36
Renault£167.04
Peugeot£193.47
MINI£178.97
Citroen£191.34
Mercedes£227.55

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 27/06/2020 and 25/09/2020.

What is a wheel bearing?

The car’s wheel bearings are a series of steel balls secured together on a metal ring called a race. Each wheel of your car has a wheel bearing, which supports the weight of your car. Its function is to let your wheels move ad turn with as little friction as possible.

They are used on a variety of other automobiles from cars, airplanes and bikes. In cars, the wheel bearing rides on a metal axle shaft and fits securely inside the wheel hub.


Symptoms of a bad wheel bearing

Wheel bearings are made to last a long time, but when poorly lubricated they can become very hot and thus damaged prematurely. Often making a replacement necessary.

They can also wear if a wheel bearing seal is damaged, meaning water and debris enter the component and cause it to fail.


Signs that your wheel bearing needs repair or replacing:


·        Car feels loose when steering, a loss of control is felt

·        Feels like car is pulling to one side

·        Tyres are unevenly worn

·        An unusual grinding or grating noise which worsens as you accelerate – be cautious as it can sound similar to damaged tyres

·        A humming noise can point to a number of components, but it may be your wheel bearings

·        A noise has often been compared to flipping a deck of cards against a bicycle spoke.

·        A rumbling noise is a sign that the wheel bearing seal is damaged

·        Clicking noise when turning

·        Vibrations at low speeds

·        Wheel wobbles in your hands as you turn it

·        Uneven brake pad wear

·        Uneven tyre wear and overall wear occurring faster than normal


Risks of driving with bad wheel bearings

Although they will still operate after you begin to notice signs of wear, this will not last long. You must act rapidly as there is a chance that your wheel bearing may lock up. This would be a complete disaster if it occurred whilst you are driving. Worst case scenario is that your wheel may actually fall off whilst driving.

Driving with a worn bearing can also put a huge strain on the hub, CV joint and the transmission causing more extensive damage overall. Have the wheel bearings replaced efficiently to keep overall repair costs to a minimum. At the first sign of trouble, make sure to have the component inspected by a professional mechanic.


Replacing or repairing your wheel bearings

If only one wheel bearing fails, there is no necessity for you to replace them on both sides. The working (and remaining) wheel bearings should continue to operate for years to come. A mechanic would be able to diagnose the problem and detect which or if all the wheel bearings need replacing. A wheel bearing change is a challenging job to carry out at home, even if you possess mechanical knowledge.


To locate the best deal at a trusted garage near you, fill in the form at the top of this page by entering your postcode and giving a few more details to access accurate quotes from garages and mobile mechanics for wheel bearing repair and replacement.

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