What Are the Symptoms of Bad Universal Joints?

Answer When a drive shaft must rotate through an angle, a universal joint is used to transfer torque across that angle. Universal joints can become faulty over time and in most cases when they start to ex... Read More »

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Where are universal joints used?

A universal joint connects two rotating shafts, allowing for freedom of motion in every direction. Universal joints (or Hookes joints) are used to carry drive from one shaft to another, and are use... Read More »

How to Know If Universal Joints Are Bad?

Universal joints connect each end of a vehicle's drive shaft to the transmission or transaxle in the front and the rear differential in the rear. They allow the drive shaft some flexibility as the ... Read More »

Universal Vs. CV Joints?

Universal joints (u-joints), and constant velocity (CV) joints are simply types of couplings that connect drive lines together so that they can provide power at different angles. Whether the applic... Read More »

How to Replace Universal Joints?

With all the spinning pieces a vehicle has, sometimes a problem is easy to notice after you start rolling. Bad bearings and misaligned parts announce themselves because you'll hear squealing and sq... Read More »