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2001 chev 1500 rear end is making a whinning noise like a bearing noise. Any suggestions as to how to confirm or what is the procedure to remove gears and check bearings.

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  • dgs5 Sep 29, 2009

    What is the procedure to change a rear wheel bearing on this truck?

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Check to see if your outter wheel bearings are loose, to do this jack up the rear of the truck about 2 inches away from the ground and push and pull on the wheel. does it have any play? if so you may need a bearing and race or cup for that wheel also try wiggling the tire back and forth to see if there is any movement. If there is none check oil level is it full? yes? then strut truck up put it in gear and see if you here the whine. at what speed is the whine? Or if it went away while running off the ground then you have a tire problem if you need more help post here for the rest of the story.

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Testimonial: "Very good basic advice for an amiture. Will get back to you after checking. Don"

  • Bruce Hathcock Sep 29, 2009

    Ok to replace wheel bearing you have to pull the rear cover off and remove the pin that holds the spider gears in then remoce the cer-clips to remove axles and there is more post here when your ready for the information.

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