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

Lubricating Light Vehicle Axle Shafts

When installing axle shafts, adding too much lubricant can lead to many problems long after the service is completed due to hydrodynamic lock.


Proper Tapered Roller Bearing Installation in the Hub Assembly

The proper adjustment of the two bearings in the hub assembly is one of the most important aspects of the installation process.


How to Remove & Install A Truck Hub Bearing Assembly

Watch the experts at Timken remove and install a truck hub bearing assembly on a GM 4×4 front wheel with outboard mounted rotors.


How to Check a Wheel Hub Bearing Assembly

It can be a challenging task to properly diagnose a damaged hub bearing assembly. This video will help you to examine a hub bearing assembly.


Bearing Damage Analysis for Tapered Roller Bearings

During operation, Timken Tapered Roller Bearings undergo enormous amounts of stress. This stress can cause extensive damage to the bearing.


Seating Light Vehicle Axle Shafts

Ever have difficulty getting axle shafts to seat properly in hub assemblies? In this video, we’ll cover some of the most common fixes for this problem.


Finding Wheel Axle Nut Torque Specs

One of the most common mistakes people make when installing a new hub assembly is improperly torquing the axle nut. Too far out of spec can damage the hub.


Repairing Generation 2 FAG Wheel Bearings

FAG Wheel Bearings offer a number of advantages. This video shows in detail the repair of a Generation 2 wheel bearing with a snap ring: Disassembly of the old wheel bearing, introduction of the FAG repair solution for Generation 2 wheel bearings and assembly of the new wheel bearing, including important instructions to consider.  …


Repairing Generation 1 FAG Wheel Bearings

FAG Wheel Bearings offer a number of advantages. This video shows in detail the repair of a Generation 1 wheel bearings: Disassembly of the old wheel bearing, introduction of the FAG repair solution for Generation 1 wheel bearings and assembly of the new wheel bearings, including important instructions to consider.   Sign up to receive…


Wheel Bearing Generations Explained

A brief overview on the different generations of bearings and the differences between them.   Sign up to receive our newsletter with valuable new tech articles and videos every month. Transcript: Ralph: So here we have the different generations of wheel bearings, and here on the monitor on the top left is a tapered roller…


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