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01-05-2009, 12:05 AM
why do the wheel bearing hub assemblies always go out in an awd mountaineer.i have had trouble out of wheel bearings in this vehicle every since i bought it.

01-05-2009, 06:03 PM
Hi kfair,

The sealed hub/bearing assemblies on modern vehicles should last a long time. I just replaced one on my '05 Chevy truck - it went about 100,000 miles. Try going to [***]www.nhtsa.gov[/***] to see if any recalls or service bulletins have been issued regarding this problem.