Posts Tagged ‘ujoint’
Common U-Joint Problems For The Jeep Wrangler
According to this blog post, u-joints should last the lifetime of the vehicle. Yet, that doesn’t always happen. The Jeep Wrangler can be prone to u-joint issues. If your shop gets Jeep Wranglers sometimes, it’s a good idea for your techs to know the most common u-joint issues with this particular vehicle.Read More
How Hard Is It To Change Or Replace A U-Joint?
U-joints are built to last the lifetime of the vehicle, but that doesn’t always happen. Sometimes they can fail. They can also be damaged and weakened and need replacement. When they do, there is some work involved to replace them.Read More
How Does A U-Joint Puller Work?
Replacing a u-joint can take a lot of time, especially if you have a seized u-joint. A u-joint puller can make the job much easier. With a good u-joint puller, you can disassemble your driveline in a short time. A u-joint puller also helps you avoid damaging the:Read More
How To Use The GMB Universal Joint Selector Tool
It can be hard to find the right replacement u-joint for your vehicle. That’s why we put together the GMB u-joint lookup tool. We also offer a handheld u-joint selector tool.Read More
What’s That Noise? Do Bad U-Joints Squeak?
When a u-joint goes bad, it starts making noise. The most common noises bad u-joints make are: Squeaking noise Humming noise Clunking noiseRead More
What Happens When A U-Joint Fails?
U-joint failure is a serious issue. When a u-joint on your vehicle fails, you could be left stranded on the side of the road. U-joint failure happens for a few different reasons:Read More
Why Periodic U-Joint and Water Pump Replacements Are So Important For Fleets
Regular maintenance is an important part of managing a fleet. When you hear “regular maintenance”, you may think of oil changes, tire changes, and other basic jobs. There are actually other components that should see regular inspections and maintenance. These parts include u-joints and water pumps.Read More
U-Joints: When In Doubt, Change It Out
U-joints should last the life of the vehicle, but that’s not always the case. Some u-joints fail from normal wear and tear, especially on vehicles that are frequently used for heavy towing or off-roading. U-joints can also fail as a result of misalignment, corrosion, or excessive vibration.Read More