What is the lateral link? The lateral link is one of the most important components on your vehicle. Lateral links are located at the rear of the vehicle. They are hollow metal tubes with connection points on either end and they connect the hub to the midpoint of the body which keeps the wheel/hub assembly upright and centered while driving. How do you know your lateral link needs to be replaced? You notice your rear tires are abnormally worn Clunking sounds coming from the rear of the vehicle while driving Loose or wobbly feeling while driving How is the lateral link replaced by a mobile mechanic? The vehicle is lifted onto jack stands and the tires are removed. The damaged links are removed and new links are installed and secured to the link brackets. The tires are put back on and vehicle is removed from the jack stands. The vehicle is then road tested. How important is it to have your drive shaft replaced? Driving with a defective lateral link can cause damage to your tires and affect your ability to handle the vehicle safely.
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Get an instant online price for most maintenance and tire services. For repairs, you can book a service call and a mechanic will diagnose the concern and give you a quote, on-site. If you would like a quote before we see the vehicle, you can Request a Quote in as little as 60 seconds and receive your quote by email or phone, usually within 1 business hour.
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After selecting your service(s) (or a diagnostic), simply select a day & time that works best for you and we will dispatch our best-suited technician or mechanic, based on your vehicle & needs. You will receive a confirmation email with the details and a reminder email/SMS as well. Auto care has never been easier!
Once the technician arrives, they will explain the work order, what they will be doing and then begin work on your vehicle. In most cases, a complementary Digital Vehicle Inspection will be completed so you can have peace of mind that your vehicle is in good condition or what may need to be addressed in the future.