How much should it cost to have my rear bearings (one side) replaced on my 2002 Lincoln LS? I hear what sounds like "road noise" when driving. I was told today it will cost $1500.00 to repair.Is this the start of problems? I have 69000. miles on this car.
Rear noise on 2002 Lincoln LS
by MJPEREZ in Hanford, CA on August 17, 2009
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by matte on August 17, 2009
Did you try getting an estimate on RepairPal? This should show up as wheel bearing replacement. 1500 sounds high to me.
COMMENT by MJPEREZ on August 18, 2009
Yes, estimate from RePair Pal was 210.00 to 299.00. That is why I questioned the $1500.00. However, on the Lincoln LS (and several other cars) you can't just replace the wheel bearings, it is a "kit" that needs replacing just to fix the bearings. So, I feel that Repair Pal was missleading in my case. I did get two other estimates and one was $1900.00 (Fresno) the other said $1450-$1600 (Hanford).
ANSWER by Bret Bodas on August 21, 2009
Hello, I looked into this estimate for you and we inadvertently had the wrong part added to this estimate. I made the appropriate changes and you will see the update very soon.
About how much do you think it will cost to repair a rear end on my 2006 lincoln LS? It is making a serious grinding noise.
Lincoln shop says the rear wheel noise is coming from bearings on each side but also say I need to replace Knuckle at same time?? At $1,450 parts only. Could I get by with bearings only for $200 ...
it sounds like a whinding sound i was told differential,and also told drive train
It only happens when accelerating from a dead stop or at very low speed sounds like something banging on the floor at the rear end area