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post #1 of 3 Old 05-27-2008, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
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Front and rear wheel bearings??

Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone knows how to detect when you need new rear wheel bearings?? Approximatly how many miles will they last?

What about the front wheel bearing do they ever need replaced? Approxamatly how many miles til they need replaced? Very much appreciate the help.

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There aren't any approximations on mileage for when you should change bearings. But you can check them by removing the wheel and feeling if they are rough or have some catches as you move them around. If they are rough or catching then you should change them out, if not, lube them and the axle up as best as you can and ride. When you change them out I suggest getting good sealed bearings to replace the open factory set with.

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Bearings will last a long time. If you use a pressure washer be careful around the bearing area.

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