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8794 Alico Road
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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A Expert Tire & Service provides U-Joint Replacement services to Fort Myers, FL, Estero, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at A Expert Tire & Service

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 A Expert Tire & Service?

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 Fort Myers, FL, Estero, FL, Bonita Springs, FL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bonita Springs FL | Estero FL | Fort Myers FL | and surrounding areas

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A Expert Tire & Service in Fort Myers, FL

For over 20 years, A Expert Tire & Service has been a leader in offering name brand tires, auto repairs, and fleet services to our valued customers in and around Fort Myers FL, Estero, FL, Cape Coral FL, Bonita Springs, FL, and the surrounding areas of Buckingham FL, Gateway FL, and Page Park FL. Our auto shop is a TIA-certified tire dealership and NAPA AutoCare Center and our experienced team of mechanics can assist you will all of your auto service needs. We also offer 24 hour commercial tire roadside assistance. For reliable auto service and unbeatable tire prices, stop by A Expert Tire & Service today!

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Phone: (239) 590-0300
Fax: (239) 590-0186
Address: 8794 Alico Road
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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