Common questions

What kind of bearings are in a wheel?

What kind of bearings are in a wheel?

A wheel bearing is a crucial part of the wheel assembly that connects the wheel and the axle. It is a set of steel balls (ball bearings) or tapers (tapered bearings), held together by a metal ring. It enables the wheel to rotate smoothly with a minimum of friction.

What are the symptoms of a bad wheel bearing?

No matter what type of bearing you have, bad wheel bearing symptoms are the same. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race.

When do you need to replace a wheel bearing?

If the steering knuckle needs to be removed to replace the wheel bearing on your car, you may also need to replace some suspension components like a lower ball joint or tie rod end as these can be damaged during removal if they are old or worn.

Do you have to grease ball joints before opening box?

Most replacement ball joints should be properly greased before you ever open the box, but if the ball joint has a zerk fitting then it should be able to accept and flush grease and any extra should be icing on the cake.

What kind of ball joints do I need for Dodge Ram 2500?

The set of ball joints is compatible with all kinds of axle shock up of Dodge RAM 2500 and Dodge RAM 3500 pick-ups. These are the best fit for the 4×4 series ranging from 2003 to 2012. Another great feature of this ball joint set is it offers trouble-free replacement service that directly fits with OEM.

When to replace a ball joint in a truck?

Ball joints are not the typical vehicle parts for aftermarket exhausts or tuners, but they act as instrumental addition for truck and steering. Ball joints failure may lead your truck to an unstable control and cause a massive accident. When you notice about ball joint malfunction, you should replace it instantly.

Which is the best ball joint to buy?

XRF Ball Joint set is a high-quality ball joint set that consists of two upper ball and two lower ball joints. These are one of the best ball joints compared to many other ball joints in the market due to its features like Brand Lifetime warranty and more.

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