wheel bearing replacement

Larry C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Tue Jul 17 21:19:25 EDT 2001

no more than a front on a Q is it?


On Mon, 16 Jul 2001 19:57:32 -0400 Burl Vibert <blur at sympatico.ca>
>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 
>> 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 
>> it quicker I would think.  It looks like I had one done years ago 
>> about 1.25-1.5 hours labor.

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