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No. Bearings and axles are non-adjustable. But the question is not clear as to what is meant by "off". There is really nothing other than mileage that wears bearings and axles. Front-wheel drive cars don't have servicable bearings. However, when a rear brake job is done on a car with drum brakes, chances are there may be bearings that should be greased at that time. Axles are sealed, and are not serviceable on anything other than a 4x4, and even then, there isn't much to service. Bearings on a Ford Explorer 4x4 (for example) needs the front bearings re-packed with a front brake job. If your axle or bearings seem messed up after the alignment and rotation, it didn't have anything to do the tires being out of balance. Because lifting a vehicle on a rack removes all weight off the suspension, it can sometimes cause the vehicle to settle wrong when put back down if there is a weakness in a component. Example, wheel bearings that got into their own worn groove because they were a little loose. The wheel, when off the ground, tilted one way, and when lowered back down, forced the bearing if loose into a weird spot.

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Q: If a front-end alignment and tire rotation is done without a balance can this cause the bearings or front axle to be off?
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