How much does it cost to get a hub bearing replaced?

How much does it cost to get a hub bearing replaced?

Expect to pay on average between $400 to $800 to replace hub assemblies on both sides of the axle. The cost of parts can vary quite a bit depending on how advanced the assembly is but the labor is usually slightly less than a typical rear bearing replacement.

Can you drive with a bad hub bearing?

Q: Is it safe to drive with a bad wheel bearing? A: No. It can, in fact, be very dangerous to drive if one of your bearings is worn out, especially since it may cause the wheel to stop while driving. Additionally, a damaged wheel bearing puts a lot of stress on the hub, the CV joint, and the transmission itself.

Should I replace both wheel bearings?

Both wheel bearings have racked up the same number of miles, so it’s logical to conclude that both sides have probably experienced the same amount of wear. Based on this line of thinking, it would make sense to recommend replacing both wheel bearing hubs at the same time even though only one has obviously failed.

Is it best to replace both wheel bearings?

How do you replace a wheel bearing hub assembly?

Here’s a general overview of the steps in a typical front wheel bearing hub assembly replacement. Raise your vehicle and support it on jack stands. Remove your lug nuts and pull off the wheel. Remove the brake caliper. Hang it from the frame with zip ties or a bungee cord to avoid putting strain on the brake lines. Remove the brake caliper bracket.

What are the signs of a bad wheel hub?

The main symptom of bad wheel hub bearing is noises. Common noises are squeaks, chirps, squeals, grinding, growling, moans, whining, etc. These noises are coming from the suspension when the vehicle is being driven.

Why is wheel bearing replacement so expensive?

Wheel bearings will have a massive effect on your ability to steer your car is it’s meant to. Like all car repair cost estimates, price is going to depend on the age, make and model of your car. As well as the above, where you choose to get your wheel bearing replaced is going to have an impact on the cost as garage labour costs will vary.

How much does it cost to repair a wheel bearing?

For example, you might pay between $125 to $750 at your local mechanic for both labor and parts needed to replace the wheel bearing, with a 12-month warranty, whereas a Midas will most likely charge you between $125 and $650 for the same exact service on similar terms.