Pontiac Torrent Front Hub Assembly
About Front Hub Assembly
Ever wondered what the front wheel hub is? The automotive component used in most automobiles, commercial vehicles, and lightweight and heavy trucks is the wheel hub assembly (WHA) known as the hub assembly, the wheel hub, wheel hub bearing, etc.
What is the purpose of Front Hub Assembly?
The mounting assembly for a vehicle's wheel is a wheelbase, which houses the wheel bearing as well as the lugs. Some new vehicles also have an energy connector attached to an electrical sensor and ABS sensor. The wheel hub's purpose is to hold the wheel on the bearing while it is connected to the vehicle. The only component that holds the wheels to the car is the wheel hub, so it is extremely important to take careful care when installing these parts.
Where is Front Hub Assembly Located?
The Wheel Hub Assembly is located between the brake drums or discs and the drive axle. A wheel is bolted on it. Depending on the construction, the end of hub comes equipped with the splined teeth. They mate the teeth on the axle shaft. The axle hub spins along with the wheels bolted to it and provides the power to the wheels in order to rotate. A roller bearing between the axle hub and axle shaft ensures easy rotation of the non-drive wheels. On the axle side, it is mounted to the holding bracket from the chassis; on the disc side, the wheel is mounted to the bolts of the Wheel Hub Assembly.