The driveline is what turns
your axles, and your axle is what turns your wheels. There are different types
of drivelines depending on whether your vehicle has rear wheel drive, front
wheel drive or four-wheel drive.
The driveline connects to
the transmission and differential through a series of universal joints.
Most universal and CV
joints are sealed and donít require periodic lubrication. However, itís
extremely important to have them inspected every time your vehicle is up on a
lift. Any crack or leak in the joint's protective housing, or boot, can result
in severe damage to your vehicle.
If your vehicle shudders
during acceleration, that could be a sign of a loose U-joint or a faulty
center bearing. Similarly, if you hear a loud clunk during shifting, it may be
time to have the U-joints replaced. Roughness, clicking noises or a squeaking
sound at low speeds may also indicate driveline trouble.
These sounds may also
indicate something other than driveline problems. The best course of action is
to see if the noise persists, and if it does, bring your vehicle to see your
In fact, when it comes to
anything under your vehicle, from transmission service to fluid replacement,
We will make sure your car is at its peak, both performance and safety-wise.
From drivelines to brake
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