The failure mileage was 45,695 and current mileage was 46,000. Removed the wheel for inspection which reviewed a complete failure of the bearing. We live along the spine of the appalachian mountains of northwestern north carolina, where the winters are quite severe with icy roads and therefore needing to be treated with salt during much of the winter months. The Silverado is an easy truck to live with, thanks to its comfortable ride and reasonable floor height. The vehicle has not been repaired for the malfunction.
You can can do the same thing when you torque the axle nut. Truck only has 59,000 mile and is only 2 years old. The truck also offers generous towing and payload capacity. The failure mileage was 72,000 and current mileage was 75,000. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure but did not offer any assistance. The weather was not a factor. Driver was unable to maintain control of the truck and hit a ditch.
Posted on Feb 20, 2010 Those vehicles should have a hub assembly which incorporates a bearing and hub in one unit. Remove the tire, then the brake caliper assy. They were replaced and the rotors were also, but rotors weren't that bad, just wanted to replace them with the new brakes. The current mileage was 102,000 and failure mileage was 98,000. The failure mileage was 31,200 and the current mileage was 32,000.
The dealer replaced the front passengers side wheel bearings. Turns out the brake fluid was low even though through the brake filler looked full. Each of the three failures occurred while driving 55 mph. Remove the three bolts that hold the hub to the knuckle. The failure mileage was 26,955. Two weeks later, the contact heard something coming from the wheel and replaced the other wheel hub assembly.
The technician stated that the front driver side wheel bearing had fractured severely. He inspected the vehicle and noticed a failure with the wheel. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer on a separate occasion for the identical failure. The dealer stated that it is only a matter of time before the other three wheel bearings fail because the manufacturer used defective material and grease. The contact made a right turn at an unknown speed and the brake light illuminated. The bearing is not manufactured properly- it is not pressed together right so that the front tire could fall off and cause serious accidents.
The contact stated that the rubber bushings became worn, which caused the ball joint assembly to fail. Remove the rotor, then remove the axle nut located in the center of the hub assy. It may well pertain to several other years for this model produced around the same time. This was a much better price than other estimates I received. It has 39,000 miles and has been used in light duty situations only primarily highway driving with light towing. The truck also offers generous towing and payload capacity. The left front tire then fractured from the vehicle.
It turned out to be the wheel bearings. The main fuse block melted down. Now dealing with lifter s. I felt like I was always replacing them on my 2000 Jimmy. The current mileage was 27,700.
Install the rotor, caliper assy. The failure mileage was 68,000 and the current mileage was 71,000. Today, for the third time since owning the truck, I have again had to replace one of the wheel-bearing assemblies. The contact stated that the abs warning indicator light illuminated. The driver pulled over to the side of the road and called roadside assistance. The failure and current mileages were 64,000.
Each time the contact experienced a problem with the wheel bearings the wheels would make a grinding noise, and the steering would become very shaky. In addition, it causes a jerking or grabbing motion rather than the usually smooth movement of normal anti-locking braking systems. Driver took vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the problem could not be duplicated, and the vehicle was operating as designed. I was on my way to the transmission shop with previous listed complaint, when I arrived shop tech's. I purchased a new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup in September of 2006. Remove the caliper and rotor. The approximate current mileage was 29,744.
Access is fairly easy, as is cargo loading. As a preventive strategy, it is wise to regularly monitor your car or truck in regular basis between drives. Since 2000, Centric Parts has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement brake parts. Nov 03, 2013 The front wheel bearing is a hub and bearing assembly. A little odd that they would have multiple sets of front hub assemblies in stock on last year's model, don't you think?. Some times it is corroded into the steering knuckle assy. The wheel bearing was loose.