Explanation of a Sealed Bearing?

Answer Sealed bearings are a type of bearing that does not require service or maintenance. Sealed bearings take their name from the grease being 'sealed' into the bearing, unlike older bearings which were... Read More »

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Sealed Bearing Front Wheel Maintenance?

The hub bearing is replacing the need for the individual wheel bearings. The hub bearing is a self-enclosed assembly that holds and lubricates the bearings. Once wheel hub bearings go bad, you can ... Read More »

Hub Bearing Vs. Wheel Bearing?

The bearing assemblies on vehicles allow the wheel to rotate, as well as keeping the wheels adhered to the vehicle's body. Bearing types vary, but all perform the same function.

How to Use a Pilot Bearing Puller to Remove a Pilot Bearing?

A pilot bearing is a sleeve-type bearing that reduces the amount of friction to which your vehicle's transmission is exposed. The pilot bearing is composed of two parts: the bearing seat and a bear... Read More »

Explanation of SOD?

Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) affects early brain development in newborns. Scientists aren't exactly sure of the causes of SOD, but have identified genes that seem to be associated with the illness.