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What size bearings do I need for my trailer?

What size bearings do I need for my trailer?

Common bearing combinations

Bearing type Inner bearing Part number Outer bearing Dimensions (ID x OD x width) in mm
Parallel L68149/10 34.988 x 59.131 x 15.875
M/T 25580/20 31.750 x 59.131 x 15.875
TB500 30308 31.750 x 62 x 18.161
Dexter axle model D60 25580/20 31.750 x 62 x 18.161

How much grease do you put in a trailer wheel bearing?

For traditional greases (NLGI Nos. 1 and 2), pump a ring of grease into the entire circumference of the wheel hub and coat the hub cap inner wall. The housing should only be half full of grease. Too much grease causes churning and higher temperatures.

Are all trailer bearings the same size?

With standard bearings, the inner bearing is larger than the outer, but with parallel bearings they’re the same size. For heavier-duty trailers there are 1.5 tonne, 2 tonne, 3 tonne sets.

How much does it cost to replace trailer bearings?

Wheel bearings are usually designed to last an extremely long time. So, how much does it cost to pack wheel bearings on a trailer? Surprising little, expect to pay as little as $100 and at most $400.

What bearings do I need?

If you need a bearing capable of withstanding a high radial load, then we recommend a cylindrical roller bearing. On the other hand, if your bearing needs to support lighter loads a ball bearing might be sufficient as they are often less expensive. Rotation speed is another element that should be considered.

What trailer hub do I have?

The numbers on the back of a trailer bearing correspond to a certain spindle size, and this is the easiest way to determine the correct hub. If a number is not legible on the bearing then you will need a micrometer to measure the inside dimension of the bearing.

How do you check trailer bearings?

Jack up the trailer and secure it on adequate capacity jack stands. Check wheels for side-to-side looseness – There should be a very slight amount of play in the wheel, typically 1/8-inch or less. If the wheels are loose or spin with a wobble, the bearings must be serviced or replaced.

What happens if trailer bearings fail?

A wheel runoff will happen because the hub and wheel bearing assembly has failed.

Is wd40 good for bearings?

Using some WD-40® Multi-Use Product, spray the entire surface of the wheel and ball bearing, and leave it to work for a few minutes. Next, submerge the parts into a bowl of clean water, and leave them to soak for an additional few minutes. Your wheels and bearings should now be grime free.