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(508) 695-9833
71 Washington St. • Plainville, MA 02762
Monday - Friday 7:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM-12:00PM • Sunday Closed
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Route 1 Automotive & Tire provides U-Joint Replacement services to Plainville, MA, North Attlebourogh, MA, Wrentham, MA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Route 1 Automotive & Tire

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 Route 1 Automotive & Tire?

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 Plainville, MA, North Attlebourogh, MA, Wrentham, MA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Plainville, MA | North Attlebourogh, MA | Wrentham, MA | and surrounding areas

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Route 1 Automotive & Tire in Plainville, MA

At Route 1 Automotive & Tire, we're not here to just earn your business. We're also here to retain it. We've grown over the years to become a leading auto repair shop in Plainville, MA. Many drivers also come to us for commercial repair, propane refills, and DOT truck inspections. Family owned and operated, our shop has been serving drivers in P-ville and surrounding areas like North Attlebourogh, MA and Wrentham, MA for over 40 years. Whether you're shopping for tires, shopping for used cars, or looking for auto repair services, you can count on our professional, ASA and ASE-certified technicians to treat you and your vehicle right each and every time.

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Phone: (508) 695-9833
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Address: 71 Washington St.
Plainville, MA 02762
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