Universal Joint (U-joint) Replacement at your home or office in Hackensack.

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YourMechanic Universal Joint (U-joint) Replacement Service

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4.8/5

Number of Reviews

39

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Brikk

16 years of experience
373 reviews
Brikk
16 years of experience
Third time to use him. Good guy
Good guy. Would use again.

Adam

27 years of experience
95 reviews
Adam
27 years of experience
Great job
Very professional and knowledgeable

Dan

37 years of experience
730 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan was awesome very personable and fast he checked everything ,this being my fist time using this service I was a little skeptical but I will definitely use again. Very convenient no haggling or bull crap he let me know what he found wrong and fixed the problem I called for. Highly recommend this service if I had it towed to a shop would add $100 atleast.

Luis

20 years of experience
52 reviews
Luis
20 years of experience
Luis is always concerned about the customer's satisfaction with his work. I like his patience when explaining car issues that I don't understand. He's friendly snd very nice, and he gets the job done as expeditiously as possible.

Phillip

17 years of experience
208 reviews
Phillip
17 years of experience
Phillip went above and beyond to explain to me my car repair! I’d call him back for another repair in a heart beat! Thank you Phillip for the personalized service!

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
Efficient and Helpful

Mack

20 years of experience
114 reviews
Mack
20 years of experience
Prompt, Quickly completed Repairs and Answered all of our Questions. Very Professional Master Mechanic , Highly Recommended.

Joseph

18 years of experience
433 reviews
Joseph
18 years of experience
Nice guy, very knowledgeable.

Joel

19 years of experience
748 reviews
Joel
19 years of experience
As always, Joel was very friendly, courteous and professional. A very good mechanic.

Jacob

14 years of experience
12 reviews
Jacob
14 years of experience
He did a very good job. Jacob was on time and very professional, I will use him any time I need work done.


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

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Hackensack. Our mechanics in Hackensack 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 in Hackensack.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2006 Toyota Tundra $89 $9.28 $79.99 23% $116.78
2009 Dodge Dakota $191 $31.48 $159.98 22% $246.48
2013 Nissan Frontier $187 $27.32 $159.98 22% $242.32
2012 Lincoln MKS $208 $24.45 $183.97 23% $271.70
2012 BMW 335i $379 $59.23 $319.96 22% $489.23
2010 BMW M5 $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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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.

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