Tech Tips

Tie Rod Inspection Tips

 The tie rods can be inspected both on a rack and also with the vehicle on the ground.With the vehicle on the rack you can move the tires in and out with the steering wheel locked in place. Read More

Is a bad wheel bearing always noisy?

Most of the time, a wheel bearing will chirp, squeal or make some other noise to indicate that it's going bad. This isn't always the case, though. Read More

How to Educate Customers About Wheel Hub Assemblies

To earn customers’ loyalty and respect, you need to educate them about the wheel hub assemblies you install on their vehicles. Read More

Three Ways Wheel Hubs Can Enhance Vehicle Performance

It's important to remember that wheel hubs allow tires to spin freely on the road, while keeping wheels safely attached to a vehicle. These two benefits are critical, but Read More

What Type of Lubrication is Used for Wheel Bearings?

Bearing grease is specifically designed for high-friction surfaces and is of a different grade and consistency compared to lubricants used in other parts of your vehicle. Read More

What’s the Top Cause of Wheel Bearing Failure?

Whether it is water and other contaminants seeping past wheel bearing seals and causing corrosion, or excessive friction resulting in changes to metallurgy and premature wear and tear, neglect is the number one cause of wheel bearing failure. Read More

How Can Corrosion Damage Wheel Bearings?

Corrosion can damage the effectiveness of wheel bearing lubrication and seals, leading to bearing failure and a host of other mechanical problems. Read More

Testing and Replacing Ball Joints

There are a few ways to test ball joints. First, listen for abnormal noises coming from the suspension. You can also take a look underneath the car. Read More

Impact of OE Wheel Hubs on Reliability

The reliability of wheel hubs is an integral part of steering and handling, as well as vehicle safety, which is why OE-quality wheel hubs are the preferred choice for installation or replacement jobs. Read More

How Can Effective Wheel Hub Installation Improve Road Safety?

Wheel hub assembly installation plays a pivotal role in the overall functionality and reliability of units, when drivers hit the roadways.

3 Best Practices for Wheel Hub Installation

Wheel hub installation impacts vehicle safety and handing, which is why developing best practices for the process is critical for you and your customers.

How Can Water Corrode the Integrity of Wheel Bearings?

If wheel bearing seals are functioning properly, water and other contaminants only have the power to damage the exterior of bearings. However, if water is able to seep past seals, it can corrode the integrity of bearings by changing the viscosity of lubrication