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Hunter Tire & Alignment Services provides Driveshaft Balance services to Carthage, MO, Joplin, MO, Lamar, MO, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Driveshaft Balance Services at Hunter Tire & Alignment Services

The driveshaft, which is located between your vehicle’s differentials, is responsible for transferring torque and rotation to the drive wheels and other drivetrain components. The driveshaft is tubular with an outer metal housing and an inner metal cylinder that spins at a rotational force determined by engine output. Essentially, the driveshaft tells the wheels to switch from idle to drive. Designed to endure sheer stress and torsion, driveshafts apply forces of motion without adding additional weight or stress to other drivetrain components. Driveshaft components like CV joints, U-joints, and yokes accommodate axial movement and allow for variation in driveline angles and distances between components. Like tires, your driveshaft should be balanced to promote safe operation and prevent failure. We invite you to give us a call or visit when you’re ready to balance your driveshaft.

Why Should You Have Driveshaft Balance Services Performed at Hunter Tire & Alignment Services?

For a driveshaft to be properly balanced, the torque coming from the engine and transmission must be equal to the speed at which the shaft spins. Balancing your driveshaft will ensure smooth driveline operation and help prevent the dangerous and destructive effects of an out-of-balance driveshaft. Driveshafts are balanced between a certain speed as indicated by the manufacturer. Failure can occur once the driveshaft reaches critical speed resulting from an unstable amount of RPMs, a rate determined by the length and diameter of the driveshaft. Vibration is the most common indicator of the driveshaft or other rotating components being out of balance. When you begin to feel a vibration coming from your vehicle’s driveshaft, contact us immediately so our staff can diagnose the type of vibrations occurring and determine the correct repair procedure. We pride ourselves on offering superior customer service and expert advice on basic driveshaft maintenance.

We proudly service the Driveshaft Balance needs of customers in Carthage, MO, Joplin, MO, Lamar, MO, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Carthage MO | Joplin MO | Lamar MO | and surrounding areas

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Hunter Tire & Alignment Services

Hunter Tire & Alignment Services is a pillar of the community. Hunter Tire & Alignment Services is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Carthage, Missouri area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Hunter Tire & Alignment Services employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at Hunter Tire & Alignment Services. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse Hunter Tire & Alignment Services website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (417) 358-8186
Fax: (417) 358-1757
Address: 1121 W Central Ave
Carthage, MO 64836

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