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Both rear wheel bearing gives up in months.Already changed 3 times within 1 year. tyre pressure is set at 27 both front and back.wheel balancing done too.

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Hi i will help just because i know what is to waste money i m a same suzuki owner and a landrover owner .
Before u start doing some work !!! WHEN U HAVE SOME MILES DONE ON THE CAR AFTER CHANGE OF THE BEARINGS U CAN STILL TIGHTEN THEM A BIT THIS IS NORMAL AND ALL MAY GO(THE NOISE) !!!
i had the same problem with my freelander so here is the help- ,do not use hammer to press in the bearing !!! use hydraulic press othervise the seal on the inner site of the bearing will get damaged!!! an that is y in about 1-3 months is out!!!
i changed the bearings about 3 times because all perfect dads will say hammer is Ok ,we use to do things this way. When i was getting far angry about y is it all around i took thing in my hands!!!
So i ordered a hydraulic press and did all the bearings again,since i don't have the issue!!!
IF TYHERE IS STILL SOME PROBLEM PLS REPLY
LARRY

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