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Wheel Bearing

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by MTL Tacoma, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Feb 17, 2011 at 4:58 AM
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    MTL Tacoma

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    Hey Guys, have any of you replaced a wheel bearing on your trucks?

    I have a 2008 TRD w/ 70000+miles and had to change one last week.

    Is it common for our trucks or am i just unlucky?
     
  2. Feb 17, 2011 at 5:36 AM
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    hetkind

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    bilstein set at 1.75, Racho 5000 rear with 4 leaf kit, floor mats, high lift jack, pull hook in hitch, bed rail corner braces, severe duty brake pads and devil horns on the grill....
    that sounds pretty normal...I think the whole sealed wheel bearing design has become a problem accross the board.

    Howard
     
  3. Feb 17, 2011 at 5:41 AM
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    SuthrnTaco07

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    What if you haven't changed one and you have just over 74,000... oops?!
     
  4. Feb 17, 2011 at 7:05 AM
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    bilstein set at 1.75, Racho 5000 rear with 4 leaf kit, floor mats, high lift jack, pull hook in hitch, bed rail corner braces, severe duty brake pads and devil horns on the grill....
    Jack up the truck and wiggle the wheel, 12 and 6, and 3 and 9. ANY play needs to be investigated. If the the play is the same 12 and 6, and 3 and 9 it is likely a wheel bearing. Spin the wheel and listen for noise or harshness.

    Howard
     
  5. Feb 17, 2011 at 7:07 AM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    how much are these to replace?
     
  6. Feb 17, 2011 at 8:47 AM
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    island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    it depends. One axle has bearings you can pull or push into the bearing plate the other I seem to remember doesnt.
    THey're like a bill or 2 a wheel unfortunately if you get the full on bearing assembly from toyota. Like 20 if you can press or pull out the old bearing.
     
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