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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 Hub Service services to Waltham, MA, Lexington MA, Watertown MA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 90 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Hub Services at Creonte Tire and Auto Repair

Locking hubs, also known as free wheeling hubs, play an important role in four wheel drive systems. Usually located on the front wheels of part-time 4WD vehicles, locking hubs are used to engage the front wheels and transform them into drive wheels as needed. Without locking hubs, a vehicle will not be able to enter into four wheel drive mode. In addition, locking hubs are responsible for disengaging a vehicle from four wheel drive. Working hubs on a part-time 4WD vehicle are important if a driver wants the benefits of each drive mode. Four wheel drive allows a motorist to maintain a high level of control when driving on rough terrain and in harsh environmental conditions, while two wheel drive provides better fuel economy and prevents excessive tire wear. Locking hubs are useful because they make switching between these modes possible.

Why Should You Have Hub Services Performed at Creonte Tire and Auto Repair?

When locking hubs are exposed to the environment, they often incur damage. This makes hub maintenance extremely important for extending the life of your locking hubs. If your hubs are damaged or malfunctioning, please bring your vehicle in for a hub repair. In severe cases, damaged hubs may be unable to engage the drive axle. If this happens, you will not be able to engage four wheel drive. A faulty hub can also cause the reverse condition and prevent you from being unable to disengage from four wheel drive. Depending upon the damage, a hub replacement may be necessary, though in some cases, our service staff may be able to save the hub with a minor repair procedure. At the end of every service, your wheel hubs will be performing as expected.

We proudly service the Hub Service 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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