How to Replace the Wheel Bearings on a 2005 Chevy Silverado or Sierra. How expensive is the Cost? How easy or Difficult? Hub Removal.

My 2005 Chevy Silverado was recently having a strange rumbling sound when I turned left. It was kind of a weird road noise that was coming from the wheel. I assumed it was my wheel bearing hub and was right. Can the wheel fall off? How to replace the wheel bearing hub on a Silverado. What size nut on the hub. The nut is a 35mm nut on the Cheverolet Silverado/GMC Sierra and there are three bolts on the back of the hub that must be removed. Removing a stuck bolt without stripping it is difficult. What is the best way to remove or separate the hub if it won't come loose because it is rusted on?
On the Silverado, how much does it cost for a new wheel bearing? About $450 is average but if you buy it from autozone and do it yourself about $160. The wheel bearing on the truck will need replacing after about 100,000 miles. How easy is it to remove the front wheel bearings? If you have the right tools, it is not very difficult. The rear wheel bearings require more time and knowledge. How long will it take to remove and replace? About 2 hours for a novice. The GMC Sierra wheel bearing are the same. The GMC Sierra truck is identical to the Chevy Silverado.
The Squealing noise coming from underneath the truck turned into a clunking sound. My wheel sounded like it was ready to come off. Replacing the Wheel Hub and wheel bearing eventually took place at the local auto repair center and cost $450. How can you tell if the wheel bearing is bad and needs replaced? Listen to the noise it makes. If it is unusual and isn't because of the road surface, it could be the bearing, brake pads, rotors, or alignment.