Duty Tire & Service Center provides U-Joint Replacement services to Raleigh, NC, Garner, NC, Cary, NC, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Duty Tire & Service Center

Universal joints, often referred to as u-joints, are flexible couplings that serve an important role on your vehicle. One of the primary duties of a u-joint is to transmit the rotational force between the transmission, the driveshaft, and the differentials, which are responsible for turning your vehicle’s drive wheels. As a critical linking component, a u-joint should be flexible enough to compensate for angle and alignment changes between the driveshaft and differentials. U-joints consist of four legs, or trunnions, that extend from the center cross, or body. The legs are covered with bearing caps and are housed within the yoke, which is designed to pivot and spin as they rotate with the driveshaft. Although many original equipment u-joints are sealed, some aftermarket u-joints are greasable and should be lubricated periodically. Understanding the type of u-joints on your vehicle will help you determine the proper maintenance intervals and decide when a u-joint should be replaced.

Why Should You Have U-Joint Replacement Services Performed at Duty Tire & Service Center?

Clicking, squeaking, and grinding noises while driving are warning signs that your u-joints may require replacement. The cost of replacing your u-joint can be cheaper than the major repairs you may face if a worn u-joint is left untreated. Vibrations and rattling noises are key indicators of a faulty u-joint. Grinding noises may be an indication of metal on metal, which will cause u-joints to wear out quickly. Because they are subject to torque and force from the engine, u-joints may bend. On older vehicles, u-joints will rust, adding surface resistance onto the joints, making them less able to turn as they once did. Routine inspections of your u-joints have been known to prevent more expensive repairs. Replacing your u-joints at the first sign of trouble will also help prevent failure in your vehicle’s driveline. When you need new u-joints, give us a call.

We proudly service the U-Joint Replacement needs of customers in Raleigh, NC, Garner, NC, Cary, NC, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Cary NC | Garner NC | Raleigh NC | and surrounding areas

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Duty Tire & Service Center in Raleigh, NC

Duty Tire & Service Center is a family owned and operated tire dealer and auto repair shop in Raleigh, NC. Open convenient weekday hours, we have brand name new tires for sale and perform a variety of automotive repair services. We're not far from Garner, NC or Cary, NC. Our goal is to provide our customers only with the best tires and auto parts available. Open for over 30 years, we continue to do our best by our customers each day. From a brake repair service to wheel alignment to a battery replacement service, our team is here to help you with your automotive service needs. Browse our website to start shopping for tires online or schedule an auto repair or maintenance service with us today in person, over the phone, or via our website.