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Old 08-13-2002, 08:13 AM
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tightening Bearings?

I don't know a lot about Mercedes Bearings, but I've been working with bearings in everything from 2 stroke racing bikes through to wheel bearings on other automobiles.

I could not think of a good reason why you would need to tighten a bearing to fix it. Other than the obvious bolt backing off.

For the cost, importance, and huge wear that bearing get I would think no brainer to replace?

Not sure why people say to tighten them, I actually heard a mechanic say this "tightening bearings" just the other day in his shop to a client.

Seems more like a quick, gonna sell this car to someone else, fix.

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