Ford Cougar front wheel bearings wearing out very quickly

2000 Ford Cougar Problem

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CarFord Cougar 2 ltr
Year2000
Ownerroger thomas
Posted01/10/2018
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had a new bearing fitted after a few miles started to grind had another fitted same thing happened i have noticed movement on the bottom strut some play at the bushes could this be the cause?
Problem Category
Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11829 | View Garage
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Never in a million years after a few miles .Wheel would have to have so much play / wear it would be virtually hanging of . Sounds like wrongly fitted , damaged when fitting or wrongly torqued .


Posted on Monday 1st of October 2018
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Solution 2
Cmg | Driver | Since: Oct 2018 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 5 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

As above. Not correct pre load on bearing (too tight) hub nut over tightened.


Posted on Saturday 13th of October 2018
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