Front wheel bearings wearing out very quickly

2000 Ford Cougar Problem

The Problem

Avatar roger thomas
Joined: 10 months ago | Profile
About

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 Ford Cougar
Variant 2 ltr
Model Year 2000
Category Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

All Ford Cougar Problems

Solution

Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,010 | Profile

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 .

Solution

Avatar Cmg
Joined: 10 months ago | Fixes: 9 | Profile

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

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