Chevy

Chevrolet Repair Questions? Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a chevy 2500 hd 4wd, I want to check the front right…

Customer Question
I have a chevy...

I have a chevy 2500 hd 4wd, I want to check the front right wheel bearing and adjust. I started hearing a thumping sound and noticed there is more movement sideways and vertically then I believe should be.

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

The noise just started this morning, I had to make a tight slow turn on gravel, shortly after that I noticed it.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your 2500?

2003

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 2500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I an looking into it my self, I have worked on my old 1980 chevy many times in the past. I am not sure how to remove the dust seal in the center of the axial. It is ~4 inches in dia and seems pretty healthy so I do not want to destroy it getting it off.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

At the present time that is my question.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Chevy
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Answered in 9 minutes by:
3/24/2018
Chevy Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 2 months ago
Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 34,606
Experience: 20+ yrs. experience as repair shop manager and technician.
Verified

HI,

Ok, this does not have adjustment for the bearing. It is a sealed hub bearing assembly. If there is play in the hub, then you replace the hub bearing assembly. See attached

As to removing the axle shaft nut retaining cover(dust cover), I use a flathead screwdriver to tap between the cover and the hub and pry off.

If for any reason, you can't rate my answer OKAY, GOOD, or EXCELLENT/3 STARS OR HIGHER today. Please reply and let me know why, so I can help more/better. All follow up responses are FREE, after completing the required rating
Please remember to rate service using the separate rating page. Thank you

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 2 months ago

If you have any other questions on this, feel free to ask for more help by clicking the REPLY TO EXPERT button, otherwise please click the OK SERVICE, GOOD SERVICE OR EXCELLENT SERVICE 3 STARS OR HIGHER to pay for services rendered per your customer agreement as this is a PAYSITE and experts are not paid for their time, services, or knowledge until you do so. Thank you.

Please remember to rate service using the separate rating page. Thank you

Please note that your expert pays for requested directions out of pocket for your benefit. Failure to give a positive rating means that the expert will no longer be able to provide this service at substantial savings to you

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Chevy Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 2 months ago

Unless you have a further question on this, please click the OK SERVICE, GOOD SERVICE OR EXCELLENT SERVICE 3 STARS OR HIGHER to pay for services rendered per your customer agreement as this is a PAYSITE and experts are not paid for their time, services, or knowledge until you do so. Thank you.

Please remember to rate service using the separate rating page. Thank you

Please note that your expert pays for requested directions out of pocket for your benefit. Failure to give a positive rating means that the expert will no longer be able to provide this service at substantial savings to you

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a chevy mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Eric Your Own Question
Eric
Eric
Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 34,606
34,606 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 20+ yrs. experience as repair shop manager and technician.

Eric is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I was having a terrible problem with the wheel bearings on my 98 Chevy Cavalier and I suspect that using this website saved me plenty of time and money.

Todd LRochester NY

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Chevy Technician

15,624 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Gary

Gary

Chevy Technician

9,602 satisfied customers

15 years GM master tech

Tim&#039;s Auto Repair

Tim's Auto Repair

mechanic

8,884 satisfied customers

Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

Chevrolet Technician

7,092 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification

John

John

Master A.S.E Automotive technician

4,071 satisfied customers

A.S.E MasterTechnician A1-A8 w/L1,38 years experience General Motors Master Technician

Don - Mo Lurch

Don - Mo Lurch

Auto Mech / Electronics

2,943 satisfied customers

Chevrolet Cert., Heavy Line Mech, Race Shop Owner, Mobile Electronics.

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Chevy Tech -

2,807 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Chevy Diagnostics

< Previous | Next >

Related Chevy Questions
Recently when I tried to switch from 4LO to 2HI on my 2001
Recently when I tried to switch from 4LO to 2HI on my 2001 Suburban the selector lights went out and the vehicle seems to be in 2WD LO if that makes any sense. I replaced the switch which changed noth… read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
P0016 p0017 p0014 rough idle but no misfires. 2010 chevy
p0016 p0017 p0014 rough idle but no misfires JA: Is the rough idle intermittent or consistent? Customer: 2010 chevy malibu JA: Are you fixing your Malibu yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer… read more
eauto
eauto
self employed
High School or GED
74 satisfied customers
2010 2500 6.6 Duramax Codes P2463,P244B, PO101. It keeps
2010 2500 6.6 Duramax Codes P2463,P244B, PO101. It keeps running on reduced power. Installed a MAF (rebuilt), no help.… read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
New compressor, condenser, dryer,icontrol cluster, jumped
New compressor, condenser, dryer,icontrol cluster, jumped low and high switches and compressor doesn't kick on but when I jump the 30&87 pin on the relay it works fine. 1998 GMC K1500 … read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
Chevy silverado 94 rmp keeps going up and down from zero to
chevy silverado 94 rmp keeps going up and down from zero to one fast on cold start and when i accelerate the engine hesitates but then drives normal after a 1 minute or 2 … read more
eric remington
eric remington
FORMER SHOP OWNER/TECHNICIAN/INSPECTOR
associates degree
705 satisfied customers
Key just spins nothing 84 chevy c10. L am doing the work i
key just spins nothing 84 chevy c10 JA: Is the key stripped or worn? Customer: no JA: Are you fixing your C10 yourself? What have you tried so far? Customer: l am doing the work i was told replace cou… read more
roy
roy
Associate Degree
3 satisfied customers
No power to rt door 2005 Silverado. no lock, window or
no power to rt door 2005 Silverado. no lock, window or mirror functions … read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
I keep blowing fuse. I just replaced the distributor, wires
Second opinion] I keep blowing fuse. I just replaced the distributor, wires and plugs. Everything was good until I nailed it and the ecm-b fuse blew. Now every time I turn the key. It blows the fuse … read more
Peter Bagley
Peter Bagley
master technition
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
1,233 satisfied customers
8.1liter no starting when gets hot. Everything works when
8.1liter no starting when gets hot JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged? Customer: Yes everything works when turn key nothing JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy? Custome… read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
I was just curious if you can replace the roof of a tahoe
I was just curious if you can replace the roof of a tahoe that has hail damage … read more
Chris (aka - Moose)
Chris (aka - Moose)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
108 satisfied customers
Gets warm and shuts off. Fresh rebuild, new cam, lifters,
Gets warm and shuts off. Fresh rebuild, new cam, lifters, fuel pump, ecm, distributor, ignition control module, temp sensor, coil, plugs, wires, distributor cap, rotary button, fuel pressure regulator… read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
I got an on board message that the gas cap not working. I
I got an on board message that the gas cap not working. I replace it with a new one, the gas cap message came back on … read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Impala some times it starts right up and some
I have a 2003 Impala some times it starts right up and some times you have to crank it over for along time and you can smell a little gas … read more
Chris (aka - Moose)
Chris (aka - Moose)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
108 satisfied customers
2010 Chevy equinox 2.4L I Have check engine code P0010 along
2010 Chevy equinox 2.4L I Have check engine code P0010 along with rough idle. Ima start by swapping out the camshaft sensors but i cant seem to locate them can someone send me a diagram of where to fi… read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
I want to pull up my diagnostics report for the Chevy. I am
I want to pull up my diagnostics report for the Chevy. I am going on a trip at the end of the month and would like to know if anything iss wrong. … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,300 satisfied customers
My cigarette lighter on my chevy Silverado burned out and I
Hello John my name is ***** ***** cigarette lighter on my chevy Silverado burned out and I don't smoke so I want to switch it over to a usb charger outlet both of the out let's the first one was a bre… read more
Expert-Repair
Expert-Repair
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
88 1500 4 x 4 Chevy. Runs great. Today however I was
39;88 1500 4 x 4 Chevy. Runs great. Today however I was attempting to reverse. The back wheels spun but the front didn't budge. Tried 4h, didn't lock in. Put it in 4l and it finally reversed but acted… read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
I am working on a 2010 chevy Camaro. The air conditioning
Hello I am working on a 2010 chevy Camaro. The air conditioning compressor i am not getting any power to it. Swapped relays and checked fuses under hood. radiator fans were not coming on but started t… read more
Chris (aka - Moose)
Chris (aka - Moose)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
108 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x