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127 Linden Street
Waltham, MA 02452

PHONE: 781-899-5299
EMAIL: [email protected]

Hours
Monday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Creonte Tire and Auto Repair provides U-Joint Replacement services to Waltham, MA, Lexington MA, Watertown MA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Creonte Tire and Auto Repair

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 Creonte Tire and Auto Repair?

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 Waltham, MA, Lexington MA, Watertown MA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Lexington MA | Waltham MA | Watertown MA | and surrounding areas

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Creonte Tire and Auto Repair

Creonte Tire and Auto Repair is an independent Tire Dealer and Automotive Service Center located in Waltham, MA. Creonte Tire was established in the mid 1950's, when William M. Creonte Sr. had a mobile service vehicle that would go out and repair or replace tires on site for his customers. Creonte Tire has been providing Waltham and the surrounding areas with quality automotive services and tire services since 1976. We have earned a reputation for honesty, competency and for standing behind our work. We treat our customers the way we would want to be treated with courtesy and integrity. We are committed to our customers 100%. Our mission is to get it right the first time, to provide you with an accurate diagnosis and estimate so you can make informed and affordable choices.

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Phone: 781-899-5299
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Address: 127 Linden Street
Waltham, MA 02452

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