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Old 02-10-2012, 10:09 AM   #26
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Originally Posted by Bala View Post
Both wheel bearings seemed fine when checked with the wheel on but when all was reoved there is some play. Recommend folks taking out the wheel assembly to check. "Better to do it while you are in there".
Agree. Same on my car. Checking the wheel bearings with the wheel/tire on the car there was no play whatsoever but I planned to replace them since I was doing the CV joints. After I had the bearings out, I could feel a slight ginding and some play which would have only got worse with time/miles. Definitely better to replace them as long you're in there.
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