What are u-joints, and how can you diagnose a bad one?

multiple universal joints

U-joints are a small, simple component - in fact, they have changed much since the very first automobiles. However, on any vehicle with a driveshaft, its ability to move depends entirely on the u-joint being there. You’ll often hear “maybe it’s the u-joints” as a solution offered for problems with a vehicle - but what are they, what do they do, and how do you know if yours is bad? Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ has the answers.

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Don't Let Your Fleet Engine Fail You

Engine Maintenance

Your fleet or commercial vehicles are heavy duty machines that see a lot of wear and tear. When your engine mounts begin to fail, sometimes it feels like the whole vehicle is falling apart. Get your vehicle back into shape with the professional technicians at Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ.

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Having Issues Pulling Your Load? Stock May Not Be Enough

Torque converter

If you drive a lightweight car, truck, or SUV, the torque converter you have installed is probably just fine. For those of you with more heavy duty applications, like high horsepower setups or towing rigs, the stock converter may not be enough. At Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ, we can help with that.

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Replacement Engine Maintenance to Keep Your Engine Running

Engine Maintenance

Once your engine is installed, you’ll want to keep it running right. Van Meter Auto Repair in Mantua, NJ has you covered. Sometimes, engines just wear out - however, most of the time they meet an early demise as a result of improper maintenance. Keep your engine running like new by maintaining it the way your technician recommends.

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JASPER Releases Ford 3.5L Duratec Engine

Ford 3.5L Duratec

Jasper Engines & Transmissions is proud to announce the remanufactured Ford 3.5 L Duratec engine that is now available. This engine is a non-tube, single VVT version and is the first JASPER engine available in the Ford 3.5L/3.7L engine family.

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