Detecting a Broken Trailer Bearing

Bearings play a very important role in facilitating the smooth rotation of cargo and boat trailer wheels on the road. They bear the force exerted on the wheel, keeping the latter from slowing down due to load weight or from the pressure applied once the vehicle rounds a tight curve. Due to friction, sharp impacts, or seawater corrosion, pits and dents may appear on the bearing balls and result in premature wear. Continue reading