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(319) 478-8460
1001 2nd St., Traer, IA 50675
Local Pick Up/Shuttle ServiceAfter-Hours Key Drop
Napa Auto Parts Store: 319-478-8123
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AWE Auto Service provides U-Joint Replacement services to Traer, IA, Dysart, IA, Gladbrook, IA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at AWE Auto 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 AWE Auto 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 Traer, IA, Dysart, IA, Gladbrook, IA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Traer, IA | Dysart, IA | Gladbrook, IA | and surrounding areas

AWE Auto Service in Traer, IA

Since 1940, AWE Auto Service has been a staple in the Traer community as the premier source for automotive service and repair, auto parts, rims and tires. Since starting our business, we've continued to improve as serving you with excellence is our only focus. We offer a local pick up and shuttle service for your convenience when you schedule a car or truck repair with us, as well as an after-hours key drop. For auto repair in Traer, Gladbrook, or Dysart, Iowa, AWE Auto Service is the only place to go. Visit us today for rims, tires, auto parts, and auto repair as your local NAPA AutoCare Center. Like us on Facebook!

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Phone: (319) 478-8460
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Address: 1001 2nd Street
Traer, IA 50675