Koehler Tire provides U-Joint Replacement services to Madison, IN, Milton, KY, Bedford, KY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Koehler 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 Koehler 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 Madison, IN, Milton, KY, Bedford, KY, and surrounding areas.

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Koehler Tire

Koehler Tire is your source for tires and auto repair in the greater Madison, IN community. Our tire and auto repair shop is proud to carry some of the top brands in tires, all competitively priced to help you save. Our well-trained staff specializes in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires, so contact us today if you need a new set for your vehicle. Custom wheels are also available at our conveniently located Madison shop, so talk to us about outfitting your vehicle with a new set of rims. Need brakes? An oil change? We can help there too as our auto repair shop is fully outfitted to handle a variety of repairs and preventative maintenance services. We do alignments, transmission flushes, filter replacements, radiator service, and more. Call our friendly and helpful staff to schedule an appointment today.

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Phone: (812) 265-3411
Fax: (812) 273-6621
Address: 2350 Michigan Road
Madison, IN 47250

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