2025 Park Avenue, Paducah, KY 42001
(270) 442-6624 * [email protected]

Vanzants Wheels & Tires

Welcome to Vanzants Wheels & Tires. We’re located at 2025 Park Ave., Paducah, KY, open Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 6 pm, and Saturday 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. We only stock tires from top name brands including MICHELIN©, BFGoodrich© and Uniroyal©. Stop in today, or call us at 270-442-6624. You may also contact us online to see what we can offer you.


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Vanzants Wheels & Tires provides U-Joint Replacement services to Paducah, KY, Calvert City, KY, Benton, KY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind U-Joint Replacement Services at Vanzants Wheels & Tires

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 Vanzants Wheels & Tires?

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 Paducah, KY, Calvert City, KY, Benton, KY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Benton KY | Calvert City KY | Paducah KY | and surrounding areas

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Vanzants Wheels & Tires

Vanzants Wheels & Tires, located at 2025 Park Avenue - Paducah, Kentucky 42001 provides tire services and car repair services for customers living in or near Paducah KY, Calvert City KY, Benton KY, Metropolis IL, Wakefield KY, Carbondale IL, Sikeston MI, and Murray KY. We are proud to carry Rough Country lift kits. We carry the following tire brands: MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal®. We provide the following auto repairs: Tires, Wheels, Axle / CV Joint / Driveshaft Repair, Differential Repair, Electrical: Starting / Charging / Batteries, Four Wheel Drive Systems, Lube and Oil Change, Preventive Maintenance, State Inspection, Steering and Suspension, Towing and Roadside Assistance, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) and Wheels Alignment.

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Phone: (270) 442-6624
Fax: (270) 443-9808
Address: 2025 Park Avenue
Paducah, KY 42001

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