Posts Tagged ‘u joints’
The 5 Vehicles With The Most U-Joint Problems
In most modern vehicles, the u-joint is a long-lasting and sturdy part of your vehicle. Like any part in your vehicle, it can degrade or break down due to typical wear and tear. Below we’ll cover some of the most common vehicles that experience u-joint issues. In most cases, it tends to be bigger heavy-duty…Read More
Common U-Joint Problems For The Toyota Tacoma
If you have a higher-mileage Toyota Tacoma, odds are you’ll experience issues with your U-joints at some point. Down below is a list of symptoms related to U-joint failure on the Tacoma, as well as some diagnostic tips, repair info, recommended parts, and background information.Read More
Common Questions Consumers Have About Their Universal Joints
Universal joints or U-joints are couplings that connect two rigid shafts together. They are a part of a vehicle’s drivetrain that people take for granted until they start wearing out or need to be replaced. Once that happens, people usually have lots of questions. We’ll cover the most common questions about U-joints in this article.Read More
Common U-Joint Problems For Dodge/RAM Trucks
Older Dodge and newer RAM trucks are two of the most popular trucks on the road today. While they’re known for their power and durability, they can still experience problems with their u-joints. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most common u-joint issues Dodge and RAM owners experience, and we’ll provide tips on…Read More
Most Common U-Joint Problems On A Chevy Silverado
The Chevrolet Silverado is a great truck. Yet, it’s prone to u-joint issues. If you’re a Silverado owner with u-joint issues, you came to the right place. In this guide we’ll cover Silverado u-joint failure symptoms, diagnostic tips, repair tips, and recommended replacement parts.Read More
Common U-Joint Problems For The Ford F-150
The Ford F-150 is a popular truck that has seen its share of u-joint issues over the years. You can attribute many of these u-joint problems to improper maintenance or heavy loads. Like any vehicle, the Ford F-150 needs maintenance from time to time. If it isn’t done on schedule, some parts will fail (like…Read More
Why Are Two Universal Joints Required Whenever I Do A U-Joint Replacement?
Are you replacing a universal joint on your truck, SUV, or fleet vehicle anytime soon?It’s a good idea to get two replacement u-joints instead of one. It’s because you need to replace your u-joints in pairs, even if one of your u-joints has failed and the other one still looks fine. When one of your…Read More
Should New U-Joints Be Tight (Or Stiff)?
Before installing a replacement part, you always want to make sure that the part is working right. When you’re dealing with universal joints, you may be concerned with how stiff they feel when moved by hand.Read More
What Causes U-Joint Failure?
When a u-joint fails, it can cause a vehicle to lose control and leave the driver stranded. There are potentially many other undesirable consequences. This is why understanding what causes u-joint failure is important for safe driving.Read More
When Should U-Joints Be Replaced?
Under normal circumstances, u-joints last a long time. Some even last the lifetime of the vehicle. But sometimes a u-joint can fail unexpectedly. When that happens, you have to replace it ASAP. Neglecting to replace a failed u-joint will likely result in serious issues such as:Read More