818-842-2401
801 S. Victory Blvd. • Burbank, CA 91502
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (No work accepted after 5:30 pm)
Sat: 9 am - 1:30 pm (No work accepted after 1:30 pm)
Sun: Closed
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Western Tire of Burbank provides U-Joint Replacement services to Burbank, CA, Pasadena, CA, Glendale, CA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Western Tire of Burbank

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 Western Tire of Burbank?

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 Burbank, CA, Pasadena, CA, Glendale, CA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Burbank CA | Glendale CA | Pasadena CA | and surrounding areas

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Western Tire of Burbank in Burbank, CA

If you're looking for the best deal on tires in Burbank, look no further than our shop. As a top tire dealer in Burbank, Western Tire of Burbank is a leader in offering name brand tires and tire services. If you need flat tire repairs, rotations, balancing, or TPMS work, bring your vehicle in to us today. Our skilled mechanics can also provide expert wheel alignments, brake repairs, steering and suspension repairs, axle repairs, and more to keep your vehicle running at its best. For custom wheels, there's no better place to go than our shop. We'll match you to the perfect wheels and tires for your vehicle with ease.  We proudly serve the areas of Burbank, CA, Pasadena, CA, and Glendale, CA. Stop in to see us today when you need wheels, tires, or auto repair in Burbank or another nearby community.

801 S. Victory Blvd.,
Burbank, CA 91502
Fax: (818) 848-8486
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