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    The poor jinxed vectra has now got to go in and have the drivers side bearing replaced , going to nuneaton and back i could hear it howling away , and as it will be going to a decent garage i will get them to check all the geometry and camber on the car , as it handles pretty badly , have no faith in the car on the corners , it feels like one wheel is tracking right and the other is being dragged .
    My vectra nightmare continues

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    your no getting much luck at the moment mate

    hope you get it all sorted soon

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    bummer.....i think i'll be going down the wheel bearing replacement route aswell soon, not noticeable enough yet to get the dealership to do anything about yet.

    how difficult is it to DIY - i figure it's a no no as i haven't got a press to take the old ring out

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    You will proably the hub carrier mate , im not miffed with the car though after what it went through at least my local dealer is second to none for service , so i know the car is in good hands

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry View Post
    bummer.....i think i'll be going down the wheel bearing replacement route aswell soon, not noticeable enough yet to get the dealership to do anything about yet.

    how difficult is it to DIY - i figure it's a no no as i haven't got a press to take the old ring out
    on Vectra C you don't need a press.. when you want it done..give me a call..

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    cheers for the offer Mark, got any idea how much the bearings will cost per corner?

    sorry for hijacking your thread DTM

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    You'll know soon enough Den, if the wheels are out, 5k will see the front tyres worn out in an uneven pattern.

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