Gouty's Servicenter provides U-Joint Replacement services to Fort Wayne, IN, Blufton, IN, Ossian, IN, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Gouty's Servicenter

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 Gouty's Servicenter?

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 Fort Wayne, IN, Blufton, IN, Ossian, IN, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Blufton IN | Fort Wayne IN | Ossian IN | and surrounding areas

(260) 745-0508
3500 Broadway // Ft. Wayne, IN 46807
Monday - Friday: 7AM - 6PM
Saturday: 8AM - 12PM • Sunday: Closed

Gouty's Servicenter in Fort Wayne, IN

Since 1940, Gouty's Servicenter has been providing the highest quality auto repairs to drivers in Fort Wayne, IN, Blufton, IN, Ossian, IN, and the surrounding areas. We service all domestic and imported vehicles and guarantee all of the work of our ASE-Certified Technicians. We carry tires for a variety of vehicles from the top tire brands on the market. Drivers have stood by our almost 65 year reputation for providing the best in auto repairs. No matter what kind of service your vehicle needs, from routine maintenance, to complex repairs, let Gouty's Servicenter be your first and only stop. Contact us for more information today.

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Address: 3500 Broadway
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
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