How often should you replace U joints?

1 Answer:
  • Shafiq Rosdi
    forever
    U-joints should last forever – or at least the life of the vehicle.
  • How do I check drivetrain angle?

    Part of a video titled How to Measure the Driveline & U-Joint Angle of Car
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    Turn it 90 degrees so that the yoke is parallel to the drive shaft and the ink phenom etre tells usMoreTurn it 90 degrees so that the yoke is parallel to the drive shaft and the ink phenom etre tells us the angle of the u-joint.
  • What is a front drive shaft?

    A drive shaft is a most important part of a vehicle that transfers torque from the transmission to the differential, and then the differential delivers this torque to the front wheels to run the vehicle. The drive shaft is also known as a Cardan shaft, propeller shaft, or prop shaft.
  • Why is my front left tire clicking?

    Popping Turns

    Popping and clicking noises may also seem to come from one or both of the front wheels. Generally, this type of popping will stop when you start driving straight again. The noise most likely indicates that you have a damaged constant velocity, or CV, joint in the front axle.
    17 may 2017
  • What is the CV axle connected to?

    The CV axle is attached to the wheels by CV joints. The inner CV joints connect the transmission to the CV axle while the outer CV joints connect the CV axle to the wheels.
  • Does my car have a CV joint?

    You will find CV joints in all-wheel drive and front-wheel drive vehicles. As for rear-wheel drive vehicles that have separate rear suspensions, the half-shafts' ends of the rear axle will have CV joints in them.