How do you check for bad wheel bearings on a car?

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asked Dec 18, 2017 in Repairs/Maintenance by seyfert (250 points)
How do you check for bad wheel bearings on a car?

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answered Dec 19, 2017 by Mechanic21 (19,700 points)
You can check for a bad wheel bearing by jacking up the car and spin the wheel around by hand and see if there's a little noise.

Also move the wheel up and down and if it moves up and down and there's play in the wheel bearing and wheel shaft then the bearing is bad and needs replaced.

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