Lubricating and reassembling wheel bearings

Removing the outer races Clean the hub and races well with paraffin or white spirit. Then drive t...

Replacing wheel bearings on driven wheels

Driven wheels - independent suspension Cars with front-wheel drive have front-wheel bearings that...

Checking for wheel and tyre damage

Tyres are put under tremendous strains when a car is being driven. There are only four relativel...

Avoiding tyre and wheel damage

Damage to a tyre sidewall or carcass can make the tyre useless, even though the tread is hardly ...

Avoiding tyre wear

The best way to keep tyre wear to a minimum is to maintain correct tyre pressures for the load an...

Checking, removing and refitting road wheels

When you take the wheels off to inspect the tyre walls, clean the wheels thoroughly and look clo...

Adjusting wheel bearings

Wheel bearings need periodic checking - and adjusting if necessary - usually at 12,000 mile serv...

Removing wheel bearings

Non-driven wheel bearings - the front-wheel bearings of rear-wheel-drive cars and rear-wheel bea...