what would cause front wheel bearings to fail in 8 months (13,000) miles

Asked by Jan 06, 2015 at 07:50 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT

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Quality of the part itself. Was it OEM or aftermarket? Brand?

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Non factory wheels like chrome reversed wheels puts a lot of strain on the bearings, are your wheels stock wheels? Also, sideswiping curbs alot can damage the wheel bearings.

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