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

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$89.27 - $959.02

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Recent Universal Joint (U-joint) Replacement reviews in Tarpon Springs

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YourMechanic Universal Joint (U-joint) Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.8/5

Number of Reviews

39

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John

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

Brikk

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

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.

Adam

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

Jason

15 years of experience
429 reviews
Jason
15 years of experience
Good,

Bryant

10 years of experience
293 reviews
Bryant
10 years of experience
Prompt and very knowledgeable.

Keith

16 years of experience
284 reviews
Keith
16 years of experience
I like him

Shaun

19 years of experience
204 reviews
Shaun
19 years of experience
Shaun did a meticulous expert job on changing the u-joint on my truck. He even had some fast solutions (tricks-of-trade) to get the job done quicker, yet expertly done. And a very friendly professional. I would highly recommend Shaun and if I ever need a another mechanic I will ask for him. By the way my truck is running smoother and like brand new.

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.

Max

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


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

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2005 Dodge Durango $191 $31.48 $159.98 22% $246.48
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $198 $38.48 $159.98 21% $253.48
2012 Toyota 4Runner $169 $9.28 $159.98 24% $224.28
2008 BMW 650i $352 $31.65 $319.96 23% $461.65
2010 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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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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