A Better Way To Check Wheel Bearings For Play

VIDEO: A Better Way To Check Wheel Bearings For Play

Old methods of checking for wheel bearing play may not be effective today. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

You probably know about “12 and 6 and Wiggle” to find play in the wheel bearings.

However, in today’s suspensions this may not be an effective test.

Due to the design of the modern suspension systems you may actually be finding movement in the control arms and low-friction ball joints.

Andrew Markel explains a better hand placement and reminds us that the proper tools should always be used.

This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

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