wheel bearing replacement

Burl Vibert blur at sympatico.ca
Mon Jul 16 20:57:32 EDT 2001

Front or rear?  If rear it is certainly more involved on a quattro.

Burl Vibert
1987 5000cstq
Kingston, Ontario

Huw Powell wrote:
> StaticNiche_Quattro wrote:
> >
> > I just had a wheel bearing replaced this week on my 4kq.  It took him 2
> > hours to do it.  He told me it wouldnt have taken nearly as long if it wasnt
> > a quattro.  I dont know if 2 hours is typical, but thats what it took my
> > mechanic.
> interesting excuse.  i don't see what the other axles would have to do
> with it!  ie, changing a coupe GT front wheel bearing would be an
> identical job to changing a 4kq bearing.  Although 2 hours does not
> sound way out of line, a pro familiar with the car should be able to do
> it quicker I would think.  It looks like I had one done years ago for
> about 1.25-1.5 hours labor.

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