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Farm Car Care Center Inc Reviews
(860) 875-3370
11 Windermere Ave. Vernon, CT 06066

Farm Car Care Center, Inc. provides U-Joint Replacement services to Vernon, CT, Ellington, CT, Tolland, CT, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Farm Car Care Center, Inc.

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 Farm Car Care Center, Inc.?

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 Vernon, CT, Ellington, CT, Tolland, CT, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Ellington CT | Tolland CT | Vernon CT | and surrounding areas

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Farm Car Care Center, Inc. in Vernon, CT

Farm Car Care Center, Inc. has been providing quality automotive service in Vernon for decades and are proud to be the dealer alternative in our region. We service both foreign and domestic cars, SUVs, and trucks. We provide routine service such as oil changes and other preventative maintenance. We also do major repairs such as brakes or engine repair. Farm Car Care is independently and locally owned. We have trained mechanics on staff and we have the latest diagnostic equipment. We answer to you, our customer, not to a sales manager, and not to Detroit or Tokyo. See us for tires, wheels, or auto repair in Vernon, Ellington, Tolland, Rockville, or Manchester. 

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Phone: (860) 875-3370
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Address: 11 Windermere Ave.
Vernon, CT 06066
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