(401) 596-3401
17 Ledward Ave. | Westerly, RI 02891
We’re Open: Mon.-Fri.: 8am-5pm | Sat.- Sun.: Closed
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Pat's Auto Center provides Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair services to Westerly, RI, Stonington, CT, Mystic, CT, 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.

Pat's Auto Center proudly serves the Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair needs of customers in Westerly, RI, Stonington, CT, Mystic, CT, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Mystic CT | Stonington CT | Westerly RI | 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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Pat's Auto Center in Westerly, RI

For Westerly, RI, there's only one place to go when you need tires, auto service, or auto repairs for your vehicle: Pat's Auto Center. At Pat's Auto Center, we pride ourselves on fixing problems other mechanics fail to correct. Our years of experience in the automotive industry and passion for great customer service have earned us a reputation for excellence, not just in Westerly, but also in the nearby communities of Mystic and Stonington, CT. When you need new tires or auto repair, routine maintenance or simply a tune up, you can trust that Pat's Auto Center will get your car or truck back on the road with quality work done right the first time. 

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Phone: (401) 596-3401
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Address: 17 Ledward Ave
Westerly, RI 02891
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