What does the universal joint do? The universal joint or U-joint holds your vehicles drive shaft in place. If proper care is not taken to ensure that the bearings inside the u-joint are lubricate? they can wear out and cause the drive shaft to vibrate while driving. How do you know you need the universal joint replaced? Vibrations felt in your seat Unusual noises originating from beneath the vehicle Leaking transmission fluid How is the universal joint replaced by a mobile mechanic? The cars back end is raised with the help of jacks The drive shaft is removed and the affected u-joints removed and replaced The drive shaft is reinstalled How important is having your universal joint replaced? When the u-joints become worn there is nothing to hold the vehicles drive shaft in place. The resulting vibrations will severely interfere with your driving enjoyment and might possible be bad for your health.
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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.