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“George was spot on, perfect. Will be using him again. Showed me what was wrong.”

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Want to learn more about Drive Shaft repairs?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a Driveshaft do?

On rear-wheel drive (and all-wheel drive) cars it is the driveshaft that transfers the power from the engine to rear wheels to be distributed over the two rear wheels. In some cars the driveshaft connects to a transaxle (a gearbox and differential mounted at the back of the car), but in most cars it transfers the power from the gearbox attached to the engine at the front to a differential at the back.

How do you know there is something wrong with the Driveshaft?

  • When the car vibrates whilst driving, noticeable through the steering wheel.
  • When there is a thudding or clunking noise coming from underneath or the back of the car.
  • When there is a squeaking noise coming from underneath or the back of the car.
  • When the car does not move at all.

When should you consider a Driveshaft replacement?

While the driveshaft itself is usually not prone to wear over time, it can get damaged. Usually due to an accident or because the shaft was damaged will driving over a bump or through a pothole. In many cases like this the car becomes practically undriveable with severe knocking noises.

Addressing issues with the drive shaft timely and professionally is key to prevent further, more expensive, damage to the car. Should you experience problems with driveshaft then it is advisable to have it inspected and, if necessary, have the driveshaft replaced. Always service the driveshaft as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

What happens during a Driveshaft replacement?

  • The mechanic will jack the car safely.
  • The mechanic will inspect the drive shaft.
  • If necessary the mechanic will replace the faulty driveshaft
  • The mechanic will advise if other components need to be replaced.
  • The mechanic will re-check the drive assembly and test drive the car.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will make adjustments.

How much does a Driveshaft Replacement cost?

The cost of a driveshaft, also known as the prop shaft, replacement depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your driveshaft replaced by ClickMechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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44 manufacturers for Drive Shaft Repair

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £198 - £463

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 251

£436

£280 - £513

£419 - £745

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Audi

Parts costs: £141 - £295

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 3310

£299

£212 - £345

£352 - £550

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Austin

Parts costs: £10 - £12

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 2

£80

£81 - £81

£153 - £153

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BMW

Parts costs: £418 - £657

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 2209

£648

£518 - £679

£793 - £1039

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £200 - £429

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 91

£376

£267 - £451

£374 - £615

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £207 - £321

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 43

£327

£268 - £334

£379 - £462

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Citroen

Parts costs: £153 - £347

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 1796

£343

£240 - £415

£342 - £576

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Dacia

Parts costs: £983 - £1179

Labour time: 3-4 hours

# of quotes: 3

£1248

£1154 - £1154

£1521 - £1521

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Daewoo

Parts costs: £79 - £95

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 113

£146

£144 - £144

£225 - £225

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Daihatsu

Parts costs: £95 - £114

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 6

£202

£194 - £194

£310 - £310

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Dodge

Parts costs: £1093 - £1312

Labour time: 3-4 hours

# of quotes: 1

£1321

£1285 - £1285

£1695 - £1695

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Fiat

Parts costs: £181 - £342

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 1264

£330

£245 - £372

£325 - £487

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Ford

Parts costs: £110 - £305

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 6583

£284

£176 - £342

£250 - £461

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Honda

Parts costs: £153 - £334

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 1485

£316

£203 - £339

£280 - £451

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £172 - £307

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 760

£315

£237 - £340

£322 - £458

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Iveco

Parts costs: £13 - £16

Labour time: 3-4 hours

# of quotes: 8

£190

£193 - £209

£373 - £407

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £211 - £441

Labour time: 2-3 hours

# of quotes: 509

£417

£315 - £509

£532 - £819

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Jeep

Parts costs: £259 - £453

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 137

£473

£306 - £428

£412 - £560

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Kia

Parts costs: £149 - £355

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 337

£317

£198 - £373

£265 - £491

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £163 - £449

Labour time: 2-3 hours

# of quotes: 1214

£417

£268 - £516

£455 - £798

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LDV

Parts costs: £322 - £440

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 39

£400

£374 - £419

£490 - £545

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Lexus

Parts costs: £234 - £336

Labour time: 3-4 hours

# of quotes: 33

£481

£391 - £475

£698 - £855

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Mazda

Parts costs: £197 - £357

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 712

£379

£291 - £415

£420 - £586

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £282 - £564

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 755

£509

£373 - £589

£582 - £882

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MG

Parts costs: £25 - £43

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 77

£104

£89 - £110

£158 - £190

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MINI

Parts costs: £386 - £571

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 867

£559

£460 - £570

£668 - £831

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £187 - £267

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 195

£297

£263 - £328

£366 - £464

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Nissan

Parts costs: £163 - £440

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 1298

£366

£230 - £484

£320 - £657

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £148 - £365

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 2667

£345

£237 - £428

£348 - £602

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Peugeot Talbot

Parts costs: £138 - £167

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 26

£195

£199 - £200

£283 - £284

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Porsche

Parts costs: £651 - £979

Labour time: 3-5 hours

# of quotes: 12

£1021

£843 - £1023

£1164 - £1392

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Renault

Parts costs: £127 - £291

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 2588

£294

£206 - £350

£293 - £484

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Rover

Parts costs: £31 - £47

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 567

£90

£78 - £90

£130 - £148

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Saab

Parts costs: £255 - £342

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 218

£357

£326 - £362

£447 - £495

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SEAT

Parts costs: £145 - £272

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 1113

£266

£209 - £301

£294 - £413

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Skoda

Parts costs: £194 - £338

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 921

£346

£273 - £370

£383 - £504

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Smart

Parts costs: £479 - £741

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 14

£630

£525 - £667

£666 - £840

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Ssangyong

Parts costs: £255 - £306

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 4

£288

£281 - £301

£357 - £397

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Subaru

Parts costs: £126 - £215

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 65

£253

£185 - £243

£262 - £336

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £208 - £326

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 245

£343

£296 - £373

£392 - £490

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Toyota

Parts costs: £138 - £352

Labour time: 1-3 hours

# of quotes: 801

£385

£233 - £433

£348 - £621

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £192 - £424

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 4998

£374

£247 - £435

£326 - £569

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £142 - £266

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 6517

£263

£209 - £297

£318 - £431

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Volvo

Parts costs: £129 - £284

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 1113

£265

£186 - £309

£285 - £449

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  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • DS
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Perodua
  • Infiniti
  • Aston Martin
  • Isuzu
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • Maserati
  • Proton
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a drive shaft repair, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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