4975 Lanier Islands Prkwy
Buford, GA 30518
(678) 714-9091
Mon - Fri 7:30AM - 6:00PM | Sat & Sun Closed
2766 Hwy 53 | Hoschton, GA 30548
(706) 658-0076
Mon - Fri 7:30AM - 6:00PM | Sat & Sun Closed

Hensley Automotive Services provides U-Joint Replacement services to Buford, GA, Hoschton, GA, Flowery Branch, GA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Hensley Automotive Services

Universal joints, often referred to as u-joints, are flexible couplings that serve an important role on your vehicle. One of the primary duties of a u-joint is to transmit the rotational force between the transmission, the driveshaft, and the differentials, which are responsible for turning your vehicle’s drive wheels. As a critical linking component, a u-joint should be flexible enough to compensate for angle and alignment changes between the driveshaft and differentials. U-joints consist of four legs, or trunnions, that extend from the center cross, or body. The legs are covered with bearing caps and are housed within the yoke, which is designed to pivot and spin as they rotate with the driveshaft. Although many original equipment u-joints are sealed, some aftermarket u-joints are greasable and should be lubricated periodically. Understanding the type of u-joints on your vehicle will help you determine the proper maintenance intervals and decide when a u-joint should be replaced.

Why Should You Have U-Joint Replacement Services Performed at Hensley Automotive Services?

Clicking, squeaking, and grinding noises while driving are warning signs that your u-joints may require replacement. The cost of replacing your u-joint can be cheaper than the major repairs you may face if a worn u-joint is left untreated. Vibrations and rattling noises are key indicators of a faulty u-joint. Grinding noises may be an indication of metal on metal, which will cause u-joints to wear out quickly. Because they are subject to torque and force from the engine, u-joints may bend. On older vehicles, u-joints will rust, adding surface resistance onto the joints, making them less able to turn as they once did. Routine inspections of your u-joints have been known to prevent more expensive repairs. Replacing your u-joints at the first sign of trouble will also help prevent failure in your vehicle’s driveline. When you need new u-joints, give us a call.

We proudly service the U-Joint Replacement needs of customers in Buford, GA, Hoschton, GA, Flowery Branch, GA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Buford GA | Flowery Branch GA | Hoschton GA | and surrounding areas

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Hensley Automotive Services in Buford, GA and Hoschton, GA

For drivers in Buford, GA, Hoschton, GA, Flowery Branch, GA, and surrounding areas, there is only one choice when you need auto repairs--Hensley Automotive Services. We offer the highest quality auto repairs performed by ASE-Certified technicians. We are your full service repair shop offering a variety of auto repairs, tire services, and even hybrid vehicle repair. We stock a large selection of tires from the best brands in the industry, and can handle tire repair, maintenance and installation. Motorists have stood by our commitment to quality, and we take our reputation within the community seriously. No matter what kind of service you need, contact Hensley Automotive Services today. Our expert technicians are ready to serve you.

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