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12 Great Hill Road, Ansonia, CT 06401
(Located in the Tri-Town Plaza)
(203) 735-7887
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
Enter through Tri-Town Plaza

Welcome to Tire Shak

Since opening its doors back in 1971, Tire Shak has provided both the highest quality tires and automotive repair services to its clientele. Currently located at 12 Great Hill Rd., Ansonia, CT, the Tire Shak also serves customers from neighboring areas including Seymour, Oxford, Derby, Shelton, Woodbridge, and Naugatuck.

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Call (203) 735-7887 for service questions and appointments
Tire Shak provides Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair services to Ansonia, CT, Seymour, CT, Oxford, 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.

Tire Shak proudly serves the Axle, CV Joint, Driveshaft Repair needs of customers in Ansonia, CT, Seymour, CT, Oxford, CT, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Ansonia CT | Oxford CT | Seymour CT | 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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Tire Shak

Since opening its doors back in 1971, Tire Shak has provided both the highest quality tires and automotive repair services to its clientele. Currently located at 12 Great Hill Rd., Ansonia, CT, the Tire Shak also proudly serves customers from neighboring areas including Seymour, Oxford, Derby, Shelton, Woodbridge, Naugatuck, and Beacon Falls. The store specializes in tires, brakes, front end work, wheel alignments, oil changes, as well as shocks and struts. The highly trained and courteous staff of mechanics provides a wide range of services such as flat repairs, computer spin balance, and low profile tire installations. Customers can count on only the most durable and reliable products from well-known names MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich® and Uniroyal®.

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Phone: 203-735-7887
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Address: 12 Great Hill Road
Ansonia, CT 06401

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