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      Wheel Bearing is a set of steel balls or rollers held together by a metal ring called a race. They help wheels spin fast with as little friction as possible. They are used on all kinds of vehicles, fr... View More
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      When you need to change the wheel hub bearing,you also need to replace many other parts at the same time,such as hub nut,bolt,seals,split pin,and so on. If you buy these accessories separately, it wil... View More
    • Clutch Release Bearing Clutch Release Bearing
      Clutch Release Bearing is what presses down on the rotating spring plate or "pressure plate" to release the clutch disk. Levers and springs in the pressure plate release the clutch from the engine's f... View More
    • Belt Tensioner Belt Tensioner
      A Drive Belt Tensioner is a pulley mounted to either a spring mechanism or to an adjustable pivot point that is used to keep constant tension on your serpentine belt. That is the big long belt in the ... View More
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      AiX provide you with the high quality of electric fuel pump and fuel pump assembly.Fuel pump assembly is one of the vital components of fuel injection system for EFI vehicle. It dispenses fuel from a ... View More
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      Automotive Water Pump is part of the cooling system that is used inside most car engines. A functioning water pump is mandatory for the car to work, as it keeps the engine temperature below a certain ... View More
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      When you want your car to slow down or stop, you need to take the brake operation. At this point, you need to step down your brake pedal. In brake systems, the operated devices are cylinders inside of... View More
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      Crankshaft is also known as crank.It is the important part of an engine to convert the up and down motion of the pistons into horizontal rotation.It is usually made by cast iron or forged steel.The m... View More
    • VVT PHASER & OCV VVT PHASER & OCV
      VVT is the abbreviation of Variable Valve Timing. VVT PHASER is the vital component for the VVT engines.The variable valve timing technology was first developed by the Fiat in the 1960s, but the techn... View More
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What is a Wheel Bearing? What is a Wheel Bearing?

A wheel bearing is a set of steel balls or tapered rollers held together by a metal ring called a race. They help wheels spin fast with as little friction as possible. They are used on all kinds of vehicles, from bicycles to aircraft and cars. On a car, a wheel bearing rides on a metal axle shaft and fits tightly inside the hub, which is a hollow chunk of metal at the center of the wheel. The hub holds the lug bolts that you use to bolt the tire onto the wheel. The wheel bearing is pressed into the hub from the back.Wheel bearings allow wheels to rotate easily with minimized friction between the wheels and the axles to which the wheels are attached. This makes the motion more efficient, meaning less effort is required to rotate the wheels and less heat is generated.
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