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Video: A Better Way to Check Wheel Bearings for Play

Old methods of checking for wheel bearing play may not be effective today. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings.

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Wheel Alignment Basics

As Americans gravitate to more SUVs with larger tires, proper alignment is of increasing importance as a way for your customers to maximize their investment.

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Rethinking Your Wheel Weight Assortment

Your wheel weights could be hiding indirect costs related to them falling off or losing their adhesion, which leads to comebacks for rebalancing.

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Video: Fuel Levels and Alignment Angles

How fuel level can change a vehicle’s ride height and thus change the alignment angles – a crucial thing to understand given the tighter tolerances on ADAS-equipped vehicles.

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Video: How to Keep Wheel Bearing Nuts & Bolts Fastened

Keep wheel bearing fasteners tight for the life of the product. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings.

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Video: Fuel Levels and Alignment Angles

Fuel level can change a vehicle’s ride height and thus change the alignment angles – a crucial thing to understand given the tighter tolerances on ADAS-equipped vehicles.

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Video: ADAS and Alignment

How to handle a vehicle that comes into the shop that has ADAS, particularly when it comes to an alignment.

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Video: How to Properly Inspect Customers’ Wheels

There are several steps to properly inspecting a customer’s wheels for potential damage. This video is sponsored by Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions.

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Video: Solving Tire Vibration Issues

How to solve tire vibration issues by using a wheel balancer and measuring road force.

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Torque and Clamping Force

Many variables need to be managed in your dealership to secure the wheels and ensure safe and reliable wheel service for your customers.

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Video: Wheel Bearing Inspection from Pothole Damage

When a vehicle hits a pothole, it causes a small indentation in one of the bearing races. This video is sponsored by GMB.

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Video: Wheel Bearing Preload and Load Paths

If you’re replacing a wheel bearing, you should also check the alignment. This video is sponsored by GMB.

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