Find resources from the basics of brakes and bearings to diagnosing, wheel bearing service tips and bearing failure prevention and more.

Benefits of Using OE-Quality Parts: Part 2

All aftermarket auto parts are not created equal. Whether you’re a technician, retailer, or distributor, it’s important to select quality parts, and recommend them to your customers.


Benefits of Using OE Quality Parts: Part 1

All aftermarket auto parts are not created equal. Whether you’re a technician, retailer, or distributor, it’s important to select quality parts, and recommend them to your customers.


Wheel Speed Sensors – Active and Passive

If you are replacing a wheel bearing on a late-model vehicle, you will be dealing with a wheel speed sensor. In the past decade, wheel speed sensors have been moving to inside or on the wheel bearing or hub unit. At this location, the wheel speed sensors are more accurate and often more protected from the elements.


Four Tips for Efficient Installation of Wheel Hub Assemblies

Operating efficiencies in your shop can mean the difference between generating a profit and breaking even, so efficient installation of wheel hub assemblies should be a priority. You can increase efficiency using some straightforward techniques that are applicable to all shops.


Can Proper Wheel Hub Installation Save Your Customers Money?

Proper wheel hub installation reduces vehicle maintenance costs and extends the useful life of wheel hub assemblies and their related parts. Whether it’s preventing comeback wheel bearing replacements or abnormal wear on tires, proper installation can save your customers money (and time) down the road.


How to Troubleshoot Problems with Wheel Hub Assemblies

Wheel hub assemblies can fail and require replacement for a number of reasons, making it important to troubleshoot problems if these warning signs occur. Below are some proven troubleshooting methods can lead you in the right direction.


How Long Should It Take to Install a Wheel Hub Assembly?

Turnaround times for installation have a big impact on a shop’s throughput. The efficient installation of a wheel hub assembly allows a shop to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and maintain profitability.


How Does Lubrication Impact Bearing Functionality?

Lubrication is essential for the proper function of bearings because it reduces friction, which can cause damage or failure of the bearing. Lubrication also protects against corrosion and contaminants that can damage bearings and other wheel-end components.


How to Identify Tapered Roller Bearing Damage

Recognizing causes and types of bearing damage can help you prevent further bearing damage resulting in improved bearing life and performance.


Wheel Hub and Bearing Damage Analysis Guide

To diagnose the cause of bearing damage, look closely at damaged hubs and compare customers’ hubs with the photos in this article.


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