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Old 12-21-2019, 11:31 AM   #1
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Keep vue long enough and you get to change all 4 wheel bearings. Did the last yesterday. AZ wants $140. Grr. Independent shop has them for 70 with 3 yr warranty. Says he does not get many complaints. I am 99% sure vue will be gone in 3 yrs

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Old 01-12-2020, 01:07 PM   #2
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Keep vue long enough and you get to change all 4 wheel bearings. Did the last yesterday. AZ wants $140. Grr. Independent shop has them for 70 with 3 yr warranty. Says he does not get many complaints. I am 99% sure vue will be gone in 3 yrs
I would have asked the independent guy if you could bring your own, and buy something US made like Timken.
what did you decide on?

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Old 01-12-2020, 01:17 PM   #3
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Itís $70 for bearing in your hand. That is not installed. You missed that? None installs a bearing for 70.

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Old 01-12-2020, 01:35 PM   #4
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Itís $70 for bearing in your hand. That is not installed. You missed that? None installs a bearing for 70.
you actually didn't say that, and I didn't pay attention to the dollar amounts.

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Old 01-14-2020, 11:50 AM   #5
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. Independent shop has them for 70 with 3 yr warranty. Says he does not get many complaints. I am 99% sure vue will be gone in 3 yrs

I fail to see how the independent shop can give you a 3 year warranty on a bearing replacement when you bring in the bearing.

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Old 02-08-2020, 05:02 PM   #6
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Autozone has a warranty on parts. Napa too.

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Old 02-11-2020, 01:48 PM   #7
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Keep vue long enough and you get to change all 4 wheel bearings. Did the last yesterday. AZ wants $140. Grr. Independent shop has them for 70 with 3 yr warranty. Says he does not get many complaints. I am 99% sure vue will be gone in 3 yrs
Your pretty lucky, vehicle is going on Bearing service #14 (so 2.5 times around) @ 128K

Think this will do me in on this .....

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I would have asked the independent guy if you could bring your own, and buy something US made like Timken.
what did you decide on?
All pretty much made in China now.



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