What does the center support bearing do? The center support bearin? commonly known as a hanger bearin? has a bearing inside of a rubber bushing and supports the center of the drive shaft How do you know you need the center support bearing replaced? You may feel a shudder or vibration while driving at a constant speed May shake violently when accelerating Knocking sound coming from the center of the vehicle when changing from park to drive or reverse How is the center support bearing replaced by a mobile mechanic? The rear of the vehicle is lifted and supported The drive shaft is removed from the rear differential and the transmission The support bearing is pressed off of the drive shaft and the new one is pressed on The drive shaft is reinstalled How important is having your center support bearing replaced? If the center support bearing is left unattended it will cause damage to other components on the drive shaft such as the u-joints and rear pinion
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