As a technician, there is one auto part that stares into your face daily. Each time you do a brake job, each time you fix a suspension problem, and certainly each time that you have an ABS sensor issue. Its the world famous... wheel hub and bearing! Woo! ::applause:: These days, most cars merge the "wheel hub" and the "wheel bearing" into one "wheel hub and bearing" so that they can only be bought as one unit. This is for two important reasons. The first is that it is way easier to install this part if you don't need to press the old bearings off, and then press the new bearings on. The second reason is that the ABS sensors are often built into the hubs so that they cannot be removed. It is a nice and clean, sealed environment for the ABS sensor to live as it measures wheel rotations. If you pull it apart with a big honkin' 20 ton press, ABS magic will escape and ABS lights will appear on the dashboard. What does all of this even mean? Well, what I am getting at is this: Wheel bearings and hubs can be a little intimidating if you have never tackled one before, but they are really no more difficult than replacing brakes. We even have how-to videos to help you out! Roll on over to 1AAuto.com and we will show you what we got!
Brace Yourself, We Got Silly With Brakes Last Week!
Guess what? All cars eventually need their brakes replaced. No surprise there right? Well guess what else? WE ADDED A TON OF NEW BRAKES TO OUR INVENTORY LAST WEEK! Oh yea my friend! We added piles of brake pads and rotors. HUGE PILES! We also added a few other bonus items to wet your whistle. Chickity check 'em out: