Replace rear wheel bearings - Chevy Colorado & GMC Canyon
 
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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-04-2008, 06:41 AM Thread Starter
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Replace rear wheel bearings

Hi!

My colorado rear wheels makes a loud sound when I go into bumps. When I pull them when the car is on a lift the wheels move in and out from the axle - but not towards the front or rear of the car as the typical syndrom of bad rear wheel bearings does.

Has anybody changed rear bearings and know anything of how the counstruction works?

Thinking of buying a Haynes manual but not sure that area is covered.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-04-2008, 09:35 AM
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Re: Replace rear wheel bearings

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Hi!

My colorado rear wheels makes a loud sound when I go into bumps.
So what makes you think your wheel bearings are bad.
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When I pull them when the car is on a lift the wheels move in and out from the axle -
A small amount of play is normal.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-21-2009, 10:07 PM
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Re: Replace rear wheel bearings

I have this exact same problem... What did you do to fix it? I have about 1/8" of play in and out on both rear wheels.



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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-22-2009, 12:57 AM
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Re: Replace rear wheel bearings

In and out play is normal on most solid rear axles. The C-clip that holds the axle in has a little play in the groove that it sits in. Normal.
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