How much does it cost to replace wheel bearings on a Subaru?
What’s the cost for wheel bearing replacement on my Subaru For a national average across all vehicles, the average cost to replace the wheel bearings (for 1 wheel) is about $350.
How do I know if my wheel bearings are going out?
Top Warning Signs Your Wheel Bearings Need Replacement
- Humming Noise. The most easily identifiable and most common symptom of bad wheel bearings is an audible one.
- Squealing, Growling.
- Clicking Sound.
- Wheel Wobble.
- ABS Failure.
- Uneven Tire Wear.
- Vehicle Pulls to One Side.
- Steering Wheel Vibration.
Why do Subaru wheel bearings go bad?
The main reasons that a wheel bearing fails are: Impact damage or poor road quality – all impacts from driving through a pothole, driving over speed bumps or hitting the curbstone can damage a wheel bearing and reduce its lifespan. Poor quality wheel bearing – a wheel bearing is continuously under enormous pressure.
How long can you drive with a bad wheel bearing?
Can a vehicle keep going even after hearing noises from the wheel bearing? You can go about 1000-1500 miles before it will give up on you and fail, which means it is a danger to yourself and others until then. You should get to a mechanic as soon as possible.
How long do wheel bearings last on a Subaru?
wheel bearings last about 80,000 to 100,00 miles on most of the cars i’ve own.
How long will a wheel bearing last after it starts making noise?
However, a wheel bearing can last an average of anywhere from 136,000 to 160,000 km which is about 85,000 to 100,000 miles.
How expensive is it to replace a wheel bearing?
On average, a wheel bearing alone will cost you between $60 – $150, and an entire bearing and hub assembly replacement is around $200 – $400 for each wheel depending on your vehicle type.
What does a wheel bearing sound like when going bad?
Squealing & Growling The classic sounds of a bad wheel bearing are cyclic chirping, squealing and/or growling noise. You can also tell that the sound is related to wheel bearings if it changes in proportion to vehicle speed. The sound can get worse with every turn, or it can disappear momentarily.
Is wheel bearing covered under Subaru warranty?
Powertrain Limited Warranty (5 Years/60,000 Miles) Valve trains and cylinder heads. Timing belts, gears, and cover. Oil pump, pan, gaskets, and seals. Gaskets, seals, and wheel bearings.
Can I drive my car if the wheel bearing needs to be replaced?
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.
How long will a noisy wheel bearing last?
Do I need to get an alignment after replacing wheel bearings?
Anytime the steering/suspension system has been taken apart for whatever reason, its always a good idea to have alignment checked. You shouldn’t have to have an alignment after a bearing/axle.