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

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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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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.

Brikk

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

John

25 years of experience
457 reviews
John
25 years of experience
Efficient and Helpful
John was easy to work with and very thorough.

Max

8 years of experience
21 reviews
Max
8 years of experience
Max was great. Very knowledgeable and friendly.

Michael

46 years of experience
124 reviews
Michael
46 years of experience
Michael did a great job. Showed up right on time and was very knowledgeable. Would recommend him to anyone.

Harish

25 years of experience
588 reviews
Harish
25 years of experience
Work was done professionally and in a timely fashion. I will use your service again.

Frank

6 years of experience
118 reviews
Frank
6 years of experience
Frank did a excellent job fixing my SUV.

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.

Chuck

8 years of experience
115 reviews
Chuck
8 years of experience
Chuck was very professional and personable and very knowledgeable and showed and talked me through the service he was as going to do.

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 Port Washington?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee $112 $31.65 $79.99 19% $139.15
2012 Toyota Tundra $107 $26.52 $79.99 20% $134.02
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $198 $38.48 $159.98 21% $253.48
2008 BMW 335xi $379 $59.23 $319.96 22% $489.23
2008 BMW 535i $379 $59.23 $319.96 22% $489.23
2004 Dodge Viper $195 $34.98 $159.98 22% $249.98

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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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