(217) 347-7718
1601 W. Fayette Ave.
Effingham, IL 62401

Effingham Tire & Auto Center provides Hub Service services to Effingham, IL, Sigel, IL, Mattoon, IL, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 90 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Hub Services at Effingham Tire & Auto Center

Locking hubs, also known as free wheeling hubs, play an important role in four wheel drive systems. Usually located on the front wheels of part-time 4WD vehicles, locking hubs are used to engage the front wheels and transform them into drive wheels as needed. Without locking hubs, a vehicle will not be able to enter into four wheel drive mode. In addition, locking hubs are responsible for disengaging a vehicle from four wheel drive. Working hubs on a part-time 4WD vehicle are important if a driver wants the benefits of each drive mode. Four wheel drive allows a motorist to maintain a high level of control when driving on rough terrain and in harsh environmental conditions, while two wheel drive provides better fuel economy and prevents excessive tire wear. Locking hubs are useful because they make switching between these modes possible.

Why Should You Have Hub Services Performed at Effingham Tire & Auto Center?

When locking hubs are exposed to the environment, they often incur damage. This makes hub maintenance extremely important for extending the life of your locking hubs. If your hubs are damaged or malfunctioning, please bring your vehicle in for a hub repair. In severe cases, damaged hubs may be unable to engage the drive axle. If this happens, you will not be able to engage four wheel drive. A faulty hub can also cause the reverse condition and prevent you from being unable to disengage from four wheel drive. Depending upon the damage, a hub replacement may be necessary, though in some cases, our service staff may be able to save the hub with a minor repair procedure. At the end of every service, your wheel hubs will be performing as expected.

We proudly service the Hub Service needs of customers in Effingham, IL, Sigel, IL, Mattoon, IL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Effingham IL | Mattoon IL | Sigel IL | and surrounding areas

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Effingham Tire & Auto Center is an active member of the Effingham, IL community. Not only does our tire and auto repair shop offer name brand tires, wheels, auto repair, and brake services, but we also contribute actively to community causes and organizations located in and around the Effingham, Illinois area. Customer service is the foundation of our business and we deliver on our promise of great service by going above and beyond to delight our customers. Effingham Tire & Auto Center employs a well-trained staff of mechanics skilled in automotive repair as well as the sale and installation of tires for your car, truck or SUV. Custom wheels are available at Effingham Tire & Auto Center as well. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or vehicle. Maintenance and under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are delivered with great care and quality workmanship at our shop.

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Phone: (217) 347-7718
Fax: (217) 342-7201
Address: 1601 W. Fayette Ave.
Effingham, IL 62401

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