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How much does Universal Joint (U-joint) Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2015 Ram 1500 $176 $15.58 $159.98 23% $230.58
2006 Dodge Dakota $192 $31.84 $159.98 22% $246.84
2014 Nissan Rogue $188 $28.41 $159.98 22% $243.41
2008 BMW 335i $379 $59.23 $319.96 22% $489.23
2015 BMW 335i $379 $59.23 $319.96 22% $489.23
2010 BMW M6 $379 $59.23 $319.96 22% $489.23

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Universal Joint (U-joint) Replacement Service

What is the Universal Joint (U-joint) all about?

In rear wheel-drive cars, a driveshaft is needed for the tires to rotate. The driveshaft transfers the power from transmission to the rear tires, enabling them to turn.

U-joints hold the drive shaft in place. If the U-joints are not lubricated, the bearings inside the U-joints will wear out over time and the drive shaft will begin to vibrate, while the car is moving. You will feel vibration in the seat or throughout the car. You may also hearing clunking or banging noise when you put the car in a gear.

Keep in mind:

  • It is best to replace all U-joints at the same time, even if only one is broken.
  • If the height of your vehicle has been modified, the U-joints are more likely to give out.

How it's done:

  • Jack up the back side of the car.
  • Remove the drive shaft.
  • Remove and replace the U-joints.

Our recommendation:

A mechanic should lubricate the U-joints during regular maintenance service. Doing so will greatly improve the life of the U-joints.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Universal Joint (U-joint)?

  • Vibration felt in the seat or throughout the car.
  • Abnormal noises coming from underneath the car.
  • Red or pink fluid on the ground (transmission fluid is leaking).

How important is this service?

U-joints are responsible for holding the driveshaft in place. Since the driveshaft transfers power from the transmission to the wheels, it receives a lot of force, and it depends on the U-joints to help it stay sturdy and in place. When the U-joints break, the driveshaft has nothing holding it in place, and so it vibrates heavily, which not only is detrimental to the driveshaft’s health, but also results in a very bumpy ride.

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Recent Universal Joint (U-joint) Replacement reviews

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Christopher

20 years of experience
247 reviews
Christopher
20 years of experience
Ford Explorer Sport - Universal Joint (U-joint) - Brandon, Florida
I've used Christopher a few times through My Mechanic and he has been great each time. Highly recommended.
Ford Explorer - Universal Joint (U-joint) - Tampa, Florida
On-time, very professional, speedy and quality work

Tinashe

13 years of experience
463 reviews
Tinashe
13 years of experience
Toyota Tacoma - Universal Joint (U-joint) - Atlanta, Georgia
Tinashe was prompt and provided excellent service. 10/10 Will be using him again.
Jeep Wrangler - Universal Joint (U-joint) - Acworth, Georgia
Arrived early & completed the work in a timely manner with no issues.

Max

10 years of experience
56 reviews
Max
10 years of experience
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - Universal Joint (U-joint) - Fort Worth, Texas
Did a great job on time and fixed properly will use service again
Dodge Ram 1500 - Universal Joint (U-joint) - Fort Worth, Texas
Max was great. Very knowledgeable and friendly.

Adam

17 years of experience
88 reviews
Adam
17 years of experience
Nissan Armada - Universal Joint (U-joint) - Boca Raton, Florida
Hi Adam replaced u joints on my car's driveshaft, He was here on time, started promptly, and did a great job. The price was also $250 less than quote from local repair shop. Thanks Adam I will definitely use you again.

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