Front wheel question

4 replies to this topic
  • shoboat90

Posted February 25, 2007 - 07:43 AM


Just noticed this morning that if I hold the front brake and press forward, the wheel moves back/forth just a can feel it. Do my wheel bearings just need to be repacked or do I have bigger problems?'s an '02 426.


  • BuckHopkins

Posted February 25, 2007 - 07:53 AM


i had the same question.. mine was the floating brake caliper in the front, it moves a little bit, but not enough to affect anything.

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  • new2blu

Posted February 25, 2007 - 08:23 AM


The "play" you are feeling is the way the front disc is made. It is made in 2 pieces 1 outside and 1 inside they are joined with round bushings--at these bushings there is a little bit of play; this is where the play is coming from. I experienced this quite a while ago and thought something was wrong also. No problems with your front disc this is normal.

  • Ga426owner

Posted February 25, 2007 - 08:44 AM


Wheel bearings need to be replaced when you get side to side movement from the entire wheel/tire

  • shoboat90

Posted February 25, 2007 - 08:47 AM


Thanks for the info guys. I don't have any side to side, hopefully I'm all good.

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