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Lexus,I recently had the rear subframe out and fixed leaks in differential, I have the car jacked up and in 2nd gear I notice that the drivers side wheel has a wobble in it. Is this a wheel bearing?


No, you check a wheel bearing by grabbing the top and bottom of the tyre and try and rock in and out looking for play. Worn bearing also make a noise when you drive, a whine or a drone. Normal cause of wobble is balance weights falling off, or a bent rim. On my Lexus, I had a slight wobble in the steering wheel and it turned out the alloy rim was out of true.

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The rear wheel bearing assembly/spindle CAN be replaced as a bolt-on unit. You should not need to replace the beam assembly. Unless the spindle is damaged or bent it should be okay as well. I will tell you from experience that you should buy top-quality bearings as most 1-year warranted auto part store units fail prematurely. Additionally, precise torque specifications for the spindle bolt is critical to bearing life. You cannot grunt-torque them and expect them to last. Use a calibrated torque wrench at the proper torque. I personally recommend Timken bearings. Just a suggestion.

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Your spindle is bent or warp. replace the whole spindle that is including the bearings. make sure you know how to tight the bearing.
With the right high temp. grease tightten it all the way and back it up 1/8 turn and put the new cutter pin.

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see the next steps and fix it. God bless you

Not all will apply to every dryer. Check our video page for more style dryers.

Rollers

Many dryers use rollers or wheels to support the clothes drum. When these rollers are worn, they can be noisy. You should replace the whole set of rollers at the same time. You will need to disassemble the dryer to check these. Some dryers use rollers in both the front and rear.

Belt

The Belt should be replaced if you hear any noise coming from it or if there is any cracking, glazing, or grooves worn out.replace the belt along with the idler pulley.

Idler pulley

Dryers have a tension or ideler pulley that keeps tension on the main drive belt. When it's worn, it can be noisy. When that happens, don't lubricate it. Just replace it.

Glides

Many dryers use nylon or plastic glides at the front of the clothes drum for support. When these are worn, they can be noisy. When that happens, replace the glides and bearing houses if necessary. Put hand inside drum near front and push up there should be no play.

Rear drum bearing

Some dryers support the clothes drum in the rear with a center spindle instead of rollers. The spindle may be a ball-and-socket type support or a shaft through a sleeve. When the components are worn, they may squeak, squeal, or rub. You can't repair them. Just replace the rear bearing when they're worn. Put hand inside drum near rear and push up there should be no play.

Blower wheel

Your dryer's blower whells pulls air over the heat source, through the clothes drum, and past the thermosta ts, then pushes it out the exhaust duct. The blower wheel, which is usually plastic, may wear out over time. But if it's noisy, it may simply be clogged with lint. Clean the blower and test to see if the dryer is still noisy. If it is, you probably need to replace the blower whell Many times the blower wheel is making the noise and it is commonly mistaken for the motor.

Motor

The motor may be making noise. The easy way to check is to remove the belt and turn the dryer on if it is noisy replace the motor

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Could be that your tire is unbalanced, wheel bearing is starting to go out, rim is bent, uneven tire wear, or the spindle that the wheel bearings go around could be slightly bent

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On front wheel drive models, the rear hub bearing is an assembly that bolts to the spindle.
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Your PT Cruiser does not have a rear axle per se. It has individual spindles on the left and right side which have a wheel bearing / hub assembly attached to them. The wheel bearing assembly is what your rim / tire bolts on to. Bending a spindle is very hard to do, unless you hit a curb or pothole VERY hard. It does happen, but unlikely. Wheel bearings / hubs do go bad which can cause the wheel to camber at an angle producing drag, alignment problems, brake problems and uneven / unusual tire wear. If it breaks completely, the wheel can even come off while driving.
I could not find a listing on the spindle, but a wheel bearing runs around $50-$70 per side. Replacing one can be done at home, but requires a very large socket (most are 31mm) and at least a 1/2" breaker bar or impact wrench to remove the spindle nut. Also 1/2" torque wrench to re-install.
Reply for direction on removal / installation if you intend to do the work yourself. A shop will charge you in the $200 range to do it including the part, only takes about an hour labor. If spindle is indeed bent, you will be looking at an added amount for the part, I would say one would cost in the $200 range, as they are a precision tempered steel part......Mike

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My 97 Geo metro is slight noise from rear wheel now play in steer


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Wheel bearings blew while driving...


if you have had any damage done to the spindle from the wheel bearings blowing...you would definitely be able to tell. Anytime I have ever seen damaged spindles, it has looked like marks that remind me of an animal chewing on a rawhide bone a while. there would be scrapes around it and gouges in the metal as if sharp metal slid across it or something that looks like you ran a tough saw blade across the metal...its the easiest way I can describe it. Of course look for cracks or pits because it could be a weak spot in the metal and make sure the metal's integrity is good (spindle doesn't look twisted or bent). Hope this helps and I apologize for my silly explanation of it's appearance but it's something people can easily picture.

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can u replace the bearing in the hub? will that fix your problem?

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