2000 Ford Cougar 2 ltr
Front wheel bearings wearing out very quickly

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roger thomas
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Oct 1, 2018 (2 years ago)
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?

Car details
Car: Ford Cougar
Variant: 2 ltr
Model Year: 2000
Category: Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres
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1/4drive
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1,890 points

Oct 1, 2018 (2 years ago)
Anything from unbalanced tyres to worn bushings can cause accelerated wear.
but not in a few miles.
Sounds more like a faulty bearing.
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whittingehame
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15,891 points

Oct 1, 2018 (2 years ago)
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 .
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