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Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center provides U-Joint Replacement services to St. Augustine, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Palm Coast, FL, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center

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 Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center?

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 St. Augustine, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Palm Coast, FL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Jacksonville FL | Palm Coast FL | St. Augustine FL | and surrounding areas

Atlantic Automotive in St. Augustine, FL

Atlantic Automotive and Quick Lube Center serves the St. Augustine area of Florida with quality automotive repairs, service appointments, tires and wheels. When you need to outfit your car with name brand tires at a great price, need new rims, or even just have questions about a check engine light, let our team show you why we're a favorite auto repair shop in our region. We offer personalized service to each and every customer who visits our tire and auto repair center in St. Augustine, so much so that customers from Jacksonville, Palm Coast, and other nearby communities make us their first stop for oil changes, brake service, and other automotive needs. Visit us today if you need a mechanic you can trust. We'll make sure your car gets in and out of our service bays at its best. 

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Phone: (904) 471-9790
Fax: (904) 460-1241
Address: 155 A1A Beach Boulevard
St. Augustine, FL 32080
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