Abs wheel bearing issue

10

Asked by Jan 25, 2014 at 09:35 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2005 silverado 1500 4x4 with 166666 miles. I have a whining noise in the front
at speed. I replaced the front wheel bearing around 75k a few years ago. I purchased a
new set of bearing assembly at NAPA. The only ones they had on hand where the
heavier duty SKF brand. I used the cheaper napa brand last time. I changed out the
passanger side tonight and went to check out its operation. The truck gave me a ABS
warning light. I checked the wiring and connections. It all appears good. My question is, if
I change out the drivers side will my abs systems work again or did I just install a faulty
wheel drive bearing assembly?

5 Answers

75

Just out of curiosity, have you checked your brakes? If those are good, sometimes there is a little clip that is broken and it will make an odd noise, even if your brakes and rotors are good to go. Midas can check it and replace it for about $20.00.

20,875

If the light wasn't on before you installed it and now it is, the speed sensor is bad in that new bearing. Take it back and get another bearing.

10

Yea unfortunately brakes are good. I don't believe it's the issue. It's either a front wheel bearing or my transfer case going out again. They both made about the same kind of noise. Same kinda noise like heavy lug tires on a highway. Noise intensity is directly related to speed. It's the loudest around 55-70 MPH. It is getting more intense with time. I am going to change out the drivers side tomorrow. I am hoping that the two dissimilar assemblies are causing the ABS issue. I did not have the ABS issue until I changes out one of the units.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

Tuff4x4. That's what I was afraid of. What a pain the the butt! Thanks for the answer back.

20,875

no problem

Your Answer

Silverado 1500

Looking for a Used Silverado 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 174,213 nationwide Silverado 1500 listings starting at $955.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,780
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,080
  • #3
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    1,810
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,167 Great Deals out of 64,516 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-150
3,204 Great Deals out of 223,764 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
388 Great Deals out of 30,581 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
417 Great Deals out of 11,117 listings starting at $950
Used Toyota Tundra
668 Great Deals out of 34,023 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
682 Great Deals out of 45,330 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
792 Great Deals out of 41,832 listings starting at $1,987
Used Chevrolet Colorado
351 Great Deals out of 38,423 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
437 Great Deals out of 49,079 listings starting at $1,899
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
94 Great Deals out of 14,177 listings starting at $2,995
Used Dodge Charger
456 Great Deals out of 33,916 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Mustang
580 Great Deals out of 39,802 listings starting at $1,895
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
9 Great Deals out of 233 listings starting at $3,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 85,407 listings starting at $21,719
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
196 Great Deals out of 26,723 listings starting at $15,894
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
268 Great Deals out of 6,995 listings starting at $14,997
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
497 Great Deals out of 12,101 listings starting at $12,510
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
459 Great Deals out of 12,304 listings starting at $9,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.