Wheel hub bearing has play in it

Tiny
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  • 2001 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 327,000 MILES

When I jack up the front end of my 2001 Bonneville, I notice there is a little movement from the top of the wheel to the bottom, maybe 3/8 inch or so. Tires Plus tells me that the bearing is shot and that it needs to be replaced before the car can be aligned. I have replaced the hub bearing assembly before so there is not 357,000 miles on it. Maybe 100k or more.

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 AT 5:44 PM

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Tiny
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All it can be is bearing if lugs are tight if no noise keep driving

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 AT 5:47 PM
Tiny
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So can it be aligned with this little bit of play or movement? The other side has no movement in and out.

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 AT 6:15 PM
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If Tech is any good they won't align

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Thursday, October 6th, 2011 AT 3:15 PM

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