BMW 3.0CSL Lubricate U-Joints at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

Customer Ratings

(6,643)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Customer Ratings

(6,643)

Lubricate U-Joints Service

How much does a Lubricate U-Joints cost?

On average, the cost for a BMW 3.0CSL Lubricate U-Joints is $95 with $0 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1971 BMW 3.0CSLL6-3.0LService typeLubricate U-JointsEstimate$114.99Shop/Dealer Price$132.49 - $145.62
Show example BMW 3.0CSL Lubricate U-Joints prices

What is lubricating the U-joints all about?

U-joints, or universal joints, are found along the driveshaft or driveshafts of a vehicle, at any point where the driveshaft has to change angle or attach to another component such as a differential. This type of coupling is capable of withstanding large amounts of torque. Proper lubrication ensures that these parts don’t experience any excess friction and won’t wear out prematurely.

Keep in mind:

  • If the U-joints show signs of excess friction, they should be thoroughly inspected to make sure they don’t have to be replaced.
  • These parts are under very high stress. Any issue with a U-joint should be addressed immediately.
  • By the time there are noticeable signs that the joints are bad, parts might already be damaged to the point of needing replacement.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported on jack stands
  • The U-joints on all drive shafts and steering shaft are located
  • The Zerk grease fittings on the U-joints are located
  • New grease is pumped into the grease fittings with a grease gun
  • The vehicle is lowered off of the jack stands

Our recommendation:

Consult the vehicle’s manual for any manufacturer suggestions as to how often the U-joints along the drivetrain need to be inspected. Each time they are inspected, they should be lubricated. While the mechanic is underneath the vehicle, they should also inspect the driveshaft and other parts of the drivetrains to make sure that any symptoms of a U-joint issue weren’t actually caused by something else. For example, vibrations could be caused by an unbalanced wheel or damaged tire.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need to lubricate the U-joints?

  • Clicking noise coming from under the vehicle when in gear
  • Vibrations in the vehicle

How important is this service?

This service is extremely important if the vehicle is showing any signs that the driveshaft or U-joint is not functioning properly. These parts are under a massive amount of torque and the failure of a spinning shaft is very unpredictable.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert BMW mechanics

Real customer reviews from BMW owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(6,643)

Rating Summary
6,192
205
60
44
142
6,192
205
60
44
142

Tyrone

19 years of experience
105 reviews
Tyrone
19 years of experience
BMW 328i L6-3.0L - Oil Change - Houston, Texas
Great Thecnican. Very professional & Punctual. Knew everything about my vehicle & was helpful.

Christopher

12 years of experience
142 reviews
Christopher
12 years of experience
BMW 328i L6-3.0L - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Charlotte, North Carolina
Awesome guy! Very honest, reliable, efficient and professional.

Pardeep

21 years of experience
1085 reviews
Pardeep
21 years of experience
BMW 528i L6-3.0L - Oil Change - Fremont, California
Good.

Peter

43 years of experience
1321 reviews
Peter
43 years of experience
BMW 745i V8-4.4L - Hood Latch is Stuck - Litchfield Park, Arizona
Peter was awesome thanks so much!

Excellent Rating

(6,643)

Rating Summary
6,192
205
60
44
142
6,192
205
60
44
142
Number of BMW services completed
73073+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT BMW MECHANICS
1100+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube)
Common signs include the AC system working worse than usual, frost coming from the vents, or the AC compressor constantly running.
How to Identify Any Car You See
Have Have you ever looked at a car driving by or parked on the side of the road and thought, “I wonder what that is?” You’re not alone. Most people spend their lives around cars and yet only a small...
Understanding the Subaru Low Oil and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Subaru Low Oil codes indicate when your car needs service.

My car alarm is going off for no reason

Hi there. Check the sensibility of the car alarm. If the car alarm is set to a slight vibration and can pick up light vibrations, then check around the garage that would contribute to a light vibration. That may be...

I had parked my ford escape up for a couple weeks while I was away. Went out with the auoto door opener and that didn't work. Used

You probably need a battery. Modern cars have a lot of computer modules that draw a small amount of power from the battery even when the car is shut off. If you don't drive the car for a while, which...

My 1977 chevy c10 is accelerating after i put it in park. And when i switch gear to drive it accelerates without me pushing on gas

The possible causes of this are a vacuum leak, a stuck throttle plate, or an improperly adjusted carburetor or throttle linkage (or binding linkage). If you desire a diagnostic, and the required repairs, please schedule service using YourMechanic's engine idle...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com