Wheel bearings are a common MOT failure and source of vibration in classic cars. In this detailed step-by-step guide we cover stripping, cleaning, removal, replacement, fitting and final adjustment of tapered front wheel bearings. This includes top tips on replacing bearing races, removing stubborn split pins and advice on how to inspect stub axles for excessive wear.
It is important to smear a little oil onto replacement sealing rubbers and not to over-tighten a new filter; not only to ensure a seal this time, but to help with future servicing. For more helpful tips, please visit our course Basic Engine Maintenance.Watch Now >>
Join Ed Hughes as he heads out on the road to describe how various sources of vibration feel when driving your classic car. Braking vibrations, tyre and wheel related issues, worn or badly adjusted wheel bearings and even failing engine mounts can all be felt on a road test. Find out how to diagnose yourWatch Now >>
In How to Get Rid of Rust, you’ll learn how to prevent and treat rust on your car. Our expert guide, Ian Allen, will take you through the various stages to ensure a rust-free car and worry-free motoring for years to come. A small investment now could save you the cost of complete restoration further down the line.Watch Now >>
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