Blauparts Vw Wheel Bearing KitsVW Wheel BearingsVw Wheel Bearings

Our Vw wheel bearing kits start at only $25.95! Save up to 70% off of Vw wheel bearing retail prices. Vw wheel bearing replacement is now easier because our Vw wheel bearing kits include all necessary hardware. How to replace a Vw wheel bearing may not be as difficult as you think (depending on model). When replacing a Vw wheel bearing, Blauparts® years of Vw wheel bearing repair service experience can be helpful to you!

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How to determine if your Vw wheel bearing needs replacement.
What is critical in order to avoid premature Vw wheel bearing failure and contribute to the long life of a Vw wheel bearing?
The wisdom in replacing Vw wheel bearings in pairs.
Is it difficult to replace a Vw wheel bearing? Are special tools required?

FAG VW Wheel Bearings

VW Wheel Bearing KitsBlauparts sells VW wheel bearings that have been manufactured with great precision by FAG. Built to the same exacting standards as FAG's original-equipment products, every FAG wheel bearing is engineered and built to thrive under pressure. FAG wheel bearings use proprietary O.E. ball and race bearing designs and materials. All bearings are packed with the highest quality grease and equipped with durable seal material.

You'll receive nothing but the very best in high quality manufactured Vw wheel bearing parts from Blauparts®! We offer the highest quality Vw wheel bearings, wheel bearing kits, and Vw wheel bearing hub assemblies. All of our wheel bearing kits are manufactured with great precision to handle the Vw chassis load, are packed with improved high quality grease, consisting of extremely durable seal material, and include the appropriate grade and plated hardware. The Vw wheel bearings we sell are the very same ones that we use in our service facility on customer cars. Blauparts® is dedicated to choosing Vw wheel bearing manufacturers that have been TUV / ISO 9001 / TS16949 certified. All of the Vw wheel bearing kits we sell come with Blauparts® limited life time warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.

Different Types Of Vw Wheel Bearings

How Do I Know If My Vw Wheel Bearing Needs Replacement?

A worn Vw wheel bearing or Vw wheel bearing hub has a specific symptom. A loud humming noise. When this loud humming noise begins to come from the front or rear wheel area, Vw wheel bearing repair is inevitable.

Loud Vw wheel bearing noise can be tested as follows:
As you drive your Vw at a slower speed (25-35 mph) you'll hear a deep humming or howling noise. As you increase your speed (55-65 mph) the noise will change to a higher pitched whining. This change in pitch indicates that you have a bad Vw wheel bearing.

How to figure out which Vw wheel bearing is making the noise can be tested as follows:
After achieving a speed where the howling noise increases, load either the driver or passenger side of the vehicle. For instance, when turning your Vw around a right hand corner you're loading the vehicle weight onto the left hand side. Listen for the wheel bearing noise to increase and try to determine if it is coming from the front or rear Vw wheel bearing. You can also try swerving your Vw from left to right in a safe area and under safe conditions. Doing this in an empty parking lot can help determine which Vw wheel bearing is worn. If the side that the load is on makes an increased howling noise, this confirms that Vw wheel bearing replacement is necessary. If you're still having a difficult time determining which side the Vw wheel bearing noise is coming from, it may be necessary to replace both the drivers side and passenger side Vw wheel bearing or Vw wheel bearing hub assembly. To learn how to replace a Vw wheel bearing or for Vw wheel bearing installation techniques read the below information.

What Is Critical In Order To Avoid Vw Wheel Bearing Failure And Contribute To The Long Life Of a Vw Wheel Bearing?

Proper installation is the single most critical factor to a long Vw wheel bearing life. Premature wheel bearing failure is caused by incorrect alignment while pressing the bearing into the housing. If incorrect pressure points are used, the misaligned bearing cage will cause premature failure. These mistakes can be made even by the most competent mechanics.

Certain wheel bearings may not be large enough to carry the particular load of your vehicle chassis and may prematurely fail due to this overload. Extreme hot climates and extreme cold climates can effect the viscosity of the Vw wheel bearing grease. It is critical that a Vw wheel bearing be packed with the proper quality and quantity of grease in order to handle these two extremes. Environmental factors such as, road spray (especially salt laden), dust, and dirt can effect the Vw wheel bearing seal. Vw wheel bearing seals should be constructed of high quality material that is impervious to these conditions.

You'll receive nothing but the very best in high quality manufactured Vw wheel bearing parts from Blauparts®! We offer the highest quality Vw wheel bearings, wheel bearing kits, and Vw wheel bearing hub assemblies. All of our wheel bearing kits are manufactured with great precision to handle the Vw chassis load, are packed with improved high quality grease, consisting of extremely durable seal material, and include the appropriate grade and plated hardware. The Vw wheel bearings we sell are the very same ones that we use in our service facility on customer cars. Blauparts® is dedicated to choosing Vw wheel bearing manufacturers that have been TUV / ISO 9001 / TS16949 certified. All of the Vw wheel bearing kits we sell come with Blauparts® limited life time warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.

What About Replacing The Vw Wheel Bearings In Pairs Or Sets Of 2?

Replacing your Vw wheel bearing in pairs of 2 is convenient and can save you money in the long run! We've heard of many customers who have replaced one worn front Vw wheel bearing only to find that the other one goes bad a short while later. The same is true with the rear Vw wheel bearing. In most cases you can save money on Vw wheel bearing replacement service costs by replacing both wheel bearings at the same time.

How To Replace a Vw Wheel Bearing?

Unsure how to change a Vw wheel bearing? Replacing a Vw wheel bearing does require above average mechanical ability. Blauparts® recommends that an ASE certified factory trained Vw mechanic install your Vw wheel bearings, using the correct special Vw wheel bearing tools and techniques is necessary for proper installation.

There is NO way to get around using these special tools when replacing any ball bearing style front or rear Vw wheel bearing. The front Vw wheel bearings are ball bearing type. These ball bearing type bearings are made to press fit into the front strut or wheel hub housing. The same is true with the rear Vw wheel bearings, which also require special tools to press the bearing into the wheel hub assembly. However, replacing a Vw wheel bearing hub or tapered roller wheel bearing typically doesn't require any special Vw wheel bearing tools. To determine the Vw wheel bearing replacement method used on your model see the chart below.

Proper installation is the single most critical factor to a long Vw wheel bearing life. Premature wheel bearing failure is caused by incorrect alignment while pressing the bearing into the housing. If incorrect pressure points are used, the misaligned bearing cage will cause premature failure. These mistakes can be made even by the most competent mechanics.

FRONT Vw Wheel Bearing Replacement Methods
Vw Models Model Years Vw Wheel Bearing Replacement Method
Vw Quantum incl Syncro
Vw Fox
Vw Vanagon Syncro
Vw Corrado
Vw Golf
Vw Golf TDI (Mark III)
Vw Golf TDI (Mark IV)
Vw Golf V (GTI and R32)
Vw Jetta
Vw Jetta TDI (Mark III)
Vw Jetta TDI (Mark IV)
Vw Jetta V
Vw Passat incl VR6
Vw Passat incl TDI
Vw Passat/4Motion
Vw Beetle
Vw Rabbit
Vw Eos
1982-88
1984-87
1986-92
1989-95
1988-92
1993-02
1999-06
2006-09
1988-92
1993-99
1999-05
2005-10
1990-97
1998-05
2001-05
1998-08
2006-09
2007-10
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly

Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly

Press Fit Wheel Bearings - Replacing a press fit front Vw wheel bearing requires special wheel bearing tools. They must be pressed into a wheel hub housing or the entire front strut assembly.

Bolt On Wheel Bearing - Replacing a bolt on front Vw wheel bearing requires special wheel bearing tools. You must unbolt the hub from the wheel bearing housing. Then the bearing must be pressed out of the wheel bearing hub and the new one must be pressed in to the hub.

Please Read: What is critical in order to avoid premature Vw wheel bearing failure and contribute to the long life of a Vw wheel bearing?

Vw Front Wheel Bearing Kits

REAR Vw Wheel Bearing Replacement Methods - All Wheel Drive Models
Vw AWD Models Model Years Vw Wheel Bearing Replacement Method
Vw Quantum Syncro
Vw Vanagon Syncro
Vw Passat 4Motion V8
Vw Passat 4Motion
Vw Golf R32 AWD
1985-88
1986-92
2001-04
2000-05
2004
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Bolt on wheel bearing requiring hub to be press fit
Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly

Press fit wheel bearing into strut assembly

Press Fit Wheel Bearings - Replacing a press fit rear Vw wheel bearing requires special wheel bearing tools. They must be pressed into a wheel hub housing or the entire front strut assembly.

Tapered Roller Wheel Bearing - Depending on the condition of the tapered wheel bearings you may be able to repack the Vw wheel bearing with grease.

Please Read: What is critical in order to avoid premature Vw wheel bearing failure and contribute to the long life of a Vw wheel bearing?

Vw Rear Wheel Bearing Kits

REAR Vw Wheel Bearing Replacement Methods - Front Wheel Drive Models
Vw 2WD Models Model Years Vw Wheel Bearing Replacement Method
Vw Rabbit
Vw Quantum
Vw Scirocco
Vw Vanagon
Vw Fox
Vw Corrado
Vw Golf
Vw Golf TDI (Mark III)
Vw Golf TDI (Mark IV)
Vw Jetta II
Vw Jetta TDI (Mark III)
Vw Jetta TDI (Mark IV
Vw Jetta V
Vw Passat
Vw Passat
Vw Beetle
Vw Eos
Vw CC
Vw Tiguan
1979-84
1982-88
1986-88
1986-92
1987-92
1989-95
1985-92
1993-02
1999-06
1980-92
1993-99
1999-05
2005-10
1990-97
1998-10
1998-08
2007-10
2009-10
2009-10
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races

Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Tapered roller bearing w/press fit races
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly
Bolt on wheel bearing with hub assembly

Vw Wheel Bearing Hub Assembly - Replacing the bolt on wheel hub assemblies with pre-pressed wheel hubs do not require special Vw wheel bearing tools.

Tapered Roller Wheel Bearing - Depending on the condition of the tapered wheel bearings you may be able to repack the Vw wheel bearing with grease.

Please Read: What is critical in order to avoid premature Vw wheel bearing failure and contribute to the long life of a Vw wheel bearing?

Tapered Vw Rear Wheel Bearing



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