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OK Tire Kitsilano provides Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair services to Vancouver, BC, West Vancouver, BC, North Vancouver, BC, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair

Your vehicle’s axle, CV joint, and driveshaft components are integral to the performance and drivability of your vehicle. The driveshaft is a steel or aluminum cylindrical component that connects the transmission to the rear differential. The driveshaft connects to the transmission through the CV joints, which are responsible for transferring the torque from the transmission to the drive wheels at a constant speed. Front wheel drive vehicles use CV joints on the front axles. CV joints allow the axle to bend and change while accommodating the bounce of the wheels. The axle bears the weight of the vehicle while also being strong enough to sustain the forces from braking and accelerating. Over time and through normal use, your vehicle’s axle, CV joint, and driveshaft components may require maintenance or replacement services.



Benefits of Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair

There are signs to look for when determining when to schedule an inspection of your vehicle’s front axle, rear axle, CV joints, and driveshaft components. Clunking or clicking noises are signs that a CV joint needs replacement. Vibrations during acceleration may indicate a damaged driveshaft, though they may also point to an axle issue depending on the layout of your vehicle. Turning and steering issues may also arise out of a problem with the driveshaft. CV joints can go bad when the grease leaks out of a damaged CV boot. There are various determinants for how quickly your vehicle’s axle, CV joint, and driveshaft components will degrade over time. If you would like to learn more about the intervals between repairs for front wheel drive axles, main driveshafts, CV joints, U-joints, yokes, and other axle assembly components, then contact us today.

OK Tire Kitsilano proudly serves the Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair needs of customers in Vancouver, BC, West Vancouver, BC, North Vancouver, BC, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : North Vancouver BC | Vancouver BC | West Vancouver BC | and surrounding areas

CV Axle Inspection

The CV axle is a stabilizing drive axle located between the drive wheels. Its role is to bear vehicle weight while working...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

CV Axle Replacement

CV axles were once primarily used on front-wheel drive vehicles. Today, CV axles are common on both front-wheel and rear-wheel...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

CV Boot Replacement

CV joints connect the transmission to the wheels and are an important part of your vehicle’s drive axles. Each drive axle has two CV joints...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

CV Joint Replacement

Your vehicle’s CV joints connect to the drive axles, which connect the transmission to the wheels...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Driveshaft Balance

The driveshaft, which is located between your vehicle’s differentials, is responsible for transferring torque and rotation...

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes

U-Joint Replacement

Universal joints, often referred to as u-joints, are flexible couplings that serve an important role on your vehicle...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Yoke Replacement

Driveshaft yokes are located on the ends of the driveshaft. One yoke connects the driveshaft to the rear of the vehicle...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

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OK Tire Kitsilano in Vancouver, BC

The OK Tire name has been a fixture through Canada since 1953. With more than 300 shops nationwide, each one is independently owned and operated. The Martin family opened OK Tire Kitsilano in 1964 and has been providing high quality auto repairs and tires ever since. We are the place to go for seasonal tire storage. Call us for your auto repairs or tires if you live in Vancouver, West Vancouver, or North Vancouver, BC, as well as surrounding areas. We handle repairs big and small, from preventive maintenance to diagnostics, and everything in between. Call us now for an appointment.

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Phone: (604) 732-7241
Fax: (604) 732-7257
Address: 1516 West 3rd Ave
Vancouver, BC V6J 1J7
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