Rear Wheel Bearing
About rear wheel bearing
The wheel bearing is a metal ring called race held together with a series of steel balls in a confined shape. The wheel bearing installed on different automobiles helps the wheel to rotate with little friction. The wheel bearing is a hollow metal lump at the center of the wheel and firmly fixed on a metal axle shaft inside the hub. The rim bolts at the bottom attach the lug bolt to the hub on the axle. The wheel bearing drives the hub from the rear of the vehicle.
What is the purpose of rear wheel bearing?
Like any other part the front wheel bearing has its own function as well. The main purpose of the wheel bearing is to allow low friction rotation of the wheels. Once the engine stops, the coils begin cooling and a vacuum is produced by the lubricant, air, and contact metal.
How rear wheel bearing works?
Two significant roles occur with wheel bearings in a vehicle suspension. The wheel bearing enables the wheels to rotate with minimal operation and also supports vehicle weight. To do all these tasks, the coverings must be in almost ideal shape. The panels must also be corrosion-free to keep the lubricant off the coats and pollutants. That pair of front wheel bearings and the rear wheel or axle bearings carry around 850 pounds in an average car weighing 3400 lbs. That depends on the weight distribution of the front and back of the vehicle. A weight needs to be carried by tens of thousands of miles.