Are wheel bearings covered under the powertrain warranty from Ford?

I love my Ford, but recently, it’s been acting a fool, as they say. Any time I turn, the steering wheel is loose and makes a rumbling sound. After some research, I think that the wheel bearings are going bad—will the Ford powertrain warranty cover the wheel bearings?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
You’re in luck! Wheel bearings are covered under the five-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty from Ford. Because wheel bearings are integral to the drivability of the car, they fall under the umbrella term of powertrain, much like the engine, transmission, and drivetrain.
While Ford is likely to replace them, you should take your car in as soon as possible. Driving with bad wheel bearings can be dangerous, and you need the repairs done immediately.
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