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My camry is making a loud whining noise. I took it to a mechanic and he said it was probably the front bearings. The noise only happens when the wheels are spining. My question is how do I replace these. And are they pressed on or can they be done manually without having to take them to a machine shop.

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  • adammaldonad Jul 02, 2009

    it is a 2005 2.4 camry. I am not sure if it is hubbed or hubless.

  • adammaldonad Jul 02, 2009

    2005 2.4liter 4 cyl.

  • wade dunlap May 11, 2010

    What year and it is a hubless or hubbed type rotor, theres a difference in what and how the bearings go. but both different style bearings can be changed at home with a bit of know how or intruction

  • joel mitchell
    joel mitchell May 11, 2010

    what year is the camery please?

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Hi there. Most, if not all front wheel bearings these days are pressed into the front wheel hub assembly and to replace these is not normally a DIY job. Because new bearings need to be pressed into the hub assembly, a machine shop press ought to be used and the job undertaken by competent individuals. My advice if you do intend undertaking the work yourself is to remove the hub assembly and then have a machine shop operative remove the old bearings and have the new bearings pressed-in for you. Hope this helps, Scottech.

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I have a 96 toyota camry and it is making a noise in the rear. I was told that it was the struts but have had them replaced and the noise is still there. Also, I had new bushings installed.

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