PFI Front And Rear Wheel Bearing Audi Q7, Discovery 3, 4,Range Rover Sport,Evoque, Porsche Cayenne

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PFI Front And Rear Wheel Bearing Audi Q7, Discovery 3, 4,Range Rover Sport,Evoque, Porsche Cayenne

Inner diameter:51mm

Outer diameter:96mm

Height:50mm

Weight:1.53Kg

Description

Get PFI Front And Rear Wheel Bearing Audi Q7, Discovery 3, 4,Range Rover Sport,Evoque, Porsche Cayenne

The front wheel bearing assembly, also known simply as the wheel bearing assembly, is a critical component of a vehicle’s suspension system. It is located within the hub of each front wheel and facilitates smooth rotation of the wheel while supporting the weight of the vehicle.

Benefits;

1. Smooth and Quiet Operation:

  • Reduced Friction: Front wheel bearing assemblies allow the wheels to rotate smoothly with minimal friction. This ensures a quiet and comfortable driving experience, as there are no noticeable noises or vibrations from the wheels.

2. Enhanced Safety:

  • Improved Stability: Properly functioning front wheel bearing assemblies contribute to the stability and control of the vehicle, especially during high-speed driving and cornering maneuvers.
  • Responsive Steering: By reducing friction and allowing the wheels to turn freely, front wheel bearing assemblies help maintain responsive steering, allowing the driver to navigate the vehicle effectively.

3. Longevity and Durability:

  • Robust Construction: Front wheel bearing assemblies are typically made from durable materials such as steel or aluminum alloy, ensuring long-term reliability and performance.
  • Resistant to Wear: High-quality front wheel bearing assemblies are designed to withstand the rigors of daily driving, including exposure to road debris, moisture, and temperature fluctuations.

4. Improved Fuel Efficiency:

  • Reduced Rolling Resistance: Efficient front wheel bearing assemblies minimize rolling resistance, which can contribute to improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions over time.

5. Easy Installation and Maintenance:

  • Bolt-on Design: Many front wheel bearing assemblies feature a bolt-on design, making them relatively easy to install and replace when necessary.
  • Low Maintenance: Front wheel bearing assemblies typically require minimal maintenance, with periodic inspection and lubrication being the main tasks to ensure optimal performance.

6. Cost Savings:

  • Preventative Maintenance: By replacing worn or damaged front wheel bearing assemblies promptly, drivers can prevent more extensive damage to other suspension and steering components, potentially saving on repair costs in the long run.
  • Reduced Downtime: Reliable front wheel bearing assemblies minimize the risk of unexpected breakdowns or failures, reducing downtime and avoiding costly repairs.

Signs a car needs a new one;

1. Grinding or Growling Noise:

  • Audible Noise: A loud grinding or growling noise coming from the front wheels, especially during acceleration or deceleration, indicates potential damage to the wheel bearing assembly. This noise can increase with vehicle speed and may change in intensity when turning.

2. Vibration and Steering Instability:

  • Vibrations in the Steering Wheel: Excessive vibrations felt in the steering wheel, particularly at higher speeds, can indicate worn or damaged front wheel bearings.
  • Loose or Unresponsive Steering: Worn wheel bearings can result in increased play or looseness in the steering, affecting vehicle stability and control.

3. Uneven Tire Wear:

  • Inner or Outer Tire Wear: Worn front wheel bearings can lead to uneven tire wear, particularly on the front tires. Look for signs of excessive wear on the inner or outer edges of the tire tread.

4. Wheel Wobble or Play:

  • Wheel Movement: If there is noticeable play or wobble in the front wheels when jacked up off the ground or when shaking the wheels by hand, it indicates potential damage to the wheel bearing assembly.

5. ABS Warning Light:

  • ABS Warning Light: A malfunctioning wheel bearing assembly can trigger the ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) warning light on the dashboard. This occurs when the wheel speed sensor detects irregularities in wheel speed due to bearing damage.

6. Heat and Smell:

  • Excessive Heat: Touching the front wheel hub after driving, if it feels excessively hot, or emits a burning smell, it may indicate overheating due to friction caused by a failing wheel bearing assembly.

7. Visual Inspection:

  • Visible Damage or Wear: Inspect the front wheel bearing assembly visually for signs of damage, such as corrosion, pitting, or excessive play in the wheel hub.
  • Leaking Grease: Grease leakage from the wheel hub or visible signs of grease around the wheel bearing assembly may indicate a failed seal and the need for replacement.

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