Blackstone Automotive provides U-Joint Replacement services to Blackstone, MA, Bellingham, MA, Franklin, MA, nearby Rhode Island communities, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Blackstone Automotive

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 Blackstone Automotive?

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 Blackstone, MA, Bellingham, MA, Franklin, MA, nearby Rhode Island communities, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bellingham MA | Blackstone MA | Franklin MA nearby Rhode Island communities | and surrounding areas

(508) 883-6811
700 Rathbun Street | Blackstone, MA 01504

Blackstone Automotive

Blackstone Automotive has been serving the auto repair and tire needs for customers in Blackstone, MA, Bellingham, MA, Franklin, MA, and surrounding areas, as well as nearby Rhode Island communities, since 1986. We are a certified MA emissions repair facility and perform pre-check inspections for both MA and RI. Our ASE-certified master technicians can perform a variety of auto repairs using high quality aftermarket or OE parts. We have a great availability of tires from the industry’s most trusted brands, and in most cases we have same or next day delivery. We also offer a selection of pre-owned vehicles. Turn to Blackstone Automotive for All of Your Auto Repairs & Vehicle Maintenance Needs. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

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Address: 700 Rathbun St.
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