TORONTO, Ont. — The tolerable end play for truck wheel bearings lies somewhere between the thickness of a human hair and a sheet of paper. In other words, it’s perfectly acceptable to adjust wheel bearings so that they are just a little bit loose, but not too loose. How do you set your end play?
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