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2005 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4dr 114 WB 4.0L

2005 Ford Explorer
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door
16 mpg city / 21 mpg hwy
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November 10, 2012, 3:04 pm

Dena P
 

Question: Is it better to replace rear wheel bearings or the hub assembly

should you just replace bearings or hub assembly


November 22, 2012, 1:16 pm

Tyler O
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It's usually cheaper parts wise to just replace the bearing. However if you are paying labor, the hub assembly may cost less once installed as it's usually an easier job.

Occationally the hub is damaged or worn and cannot be resused.


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