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#1 TerryB

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Posted 21 October 2005 - 04:45 PM

Hi everyone, new member. I have a grinding noise in the left front wheel area, just replaced axles a couple of months ago (also replaced rotors and pads). I am now getting a grinding noise, I thought it was brakes (turns out not to be). Perhaps the bearings? hard to do? any other solution other than replacing them?
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#2 Ross

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Posted 21 October 2005 - 04:46 PM

Welcome, yes that could well be the bearing. Lif the wheel off the ground and check for play. Its not a hard job to replace the bearings, nor are they expensive.

#3 Snowman

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Posted 21 October 2005 - 04:57 PM

SOA bearing kits are around $40-$50.

You don't need any special tools...just a chisel to pop the hub loose from the control arm and a large brass drift to tap the bearings in and out.




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