Mechanics

WHEEL BEARINGS

1992 Eagle Talon

Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
1992 Eagle Talon 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 166000 miles

So I think my wheel bearings may be going out. I'm not sure, but a few days ago ONLY while the car is not moving or barely moving, when I turn the wheel I get a grinding noise and the wheels seem to 'grab or skip' a bit. I do know that on the passengers side, I need to get the CV joint replaced cause about 2 weeks ago I heard the tell tail sings of the clicking noise when turning. I was wondering if the grinding noise could be the CV joint as well? I recently got a job where I drive about 50 miles round trip a day (all highway) and while the car is moving I dont get any vibration in the steering wheel (a very slight vibration that has been there since I bought the car). I have just returned to work after being out of work for almost 9 months following a car accident and I'm very short on money right now. So if you think it IS the bearings, could I do this myself (I prefer to work on my car if possible).
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Angel69
December 18, 2009.




Hi there,

Jack up each front wheel and feel for any movement in the wheel bearings, there should be no movement, rocking wheel top & bottom, if there is movement the wheel bearings will be faulty, there are special tools required to replace the bearings, you will need a work shop with the correct tooling to do these bearings.


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mark (mhpautos)

Mhpautos
Dec 18, 2009.


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