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Old 17 Jul 2009, 01:58 am
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Default U joint job help

I posted before about having this odd sound had it checked out they said it was my front U Joint going BAD or all ready bad .

Just got about 3 weeks ago drove from anchorage AK to Valdez AK about 305 miles .

The mechanic said its about 1200.00 fix job here in Valdez thats crazy everything here cost way more then any were alse so i have to drive back to
anchorage ak to get it fix witch is way cheaper my question is how much would somthing like this cost me with labor an all ?

has any one alse had U joint problems ? I was also told that you have to keep them greased all the time?
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Old 18 Jul 2009, 06:53 am
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Default Re: U joint job help

Your cruiser has CV joints,and they are not serviced seperately.New axles from Mopar will run about $400.00 for both of them.Our local NAPA sells them for $200.00/pair.Labor should not run over 4 hours @ whatever the local labor rate is($85.00/hr in our shop).
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