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Steering is about power, precision and control. When you lose any one of those factors, suddenly your joyride through rocky trails can get cut short by a crash or worse. If you're struggling with steering in your Jeep, you may be dealing with a faulty CV joint and defective CV socket yoke assembly. These components come under massive wear during ordinary use, leading to major problems with steering control when turning your vehicle. Replacing the CV joint, though, can often resolve this problem.
What Is a CV Joint?
The CV joints on your jeep attach the wheels to the drive shaft and the drive shaft to the transmission, enabling transfer of force and maintaining controlled rotation speed whenever you turn your wheels. A complete CV socket yoke assembly provides the framework to install CV joints and secure them properly to your vehicle.
How to Tell if Your CV Joint Needs Replacing
One of the first tell-tale signs of a failing CV joint is a rattling or clicking sound when you turn your steering wheel, even on a slow controlled turn. When your CV joint is clicking, you'll also notice difficulties with steering and guiding your vehicle. That's when you need a new CV socket yoke assembly as part of the process of replacing a faulty CV joint. Usually it's the front drive shafts that take the hardest beating, and need to be replaced the most often.
Shop Our Selection of Jeep Drive shaft Parts
For a quality yoke assembly to replace your drive shaft CV yoke, browse our selection of products from Teraflex, Dana Spicer, and numerous other manufacturers. This includes full drive shaft CV joint kits to provide you with everything you need to replace your CV joint and get your wheels spinning in fine form in no time. Regain control over your vehicle with our inventory of Jeep parts, and keep your favorite ride running smooth.