Top Mechanics For Audi Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements
Garage in Lincoln, 20 years of experience
I have been in the motor trade for the last 20 years I have worked mainly in dealerships and have worked on a wide range of vehicles from cars to hgv I will be able to undertake most jobs at any location if ...
PAUL • 18th December 2022
Audi A6 Avant • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / driver side
Garage in Mitchem, 30 years of experience
I have more than 25 years experience in repairing cars and vans. Some of the services we do include Engine Service, Brakes, Tyres, Clutches, Timing Belts and so much more. We are also able to offer body work...
All in all, it was a good experience and I will be using the garage again.”
COURTNEY • 30th November 2022
Audi Q5 • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer left
Mobile mechanic in Maidenhead , 30 years of experience
I have worked in the car repair industry for over 30 years. Operating as a mobile mechanic in this area for over 25 years
Mobile mechanic in Roxwell, 10 years of experience
I run a mobile mechanic business with over 10 years of experience, covering a large area (up to 50 miles radius) of Chelmsford. I am a specialist in automobile servicing, repairs and tuning. I am a Volkswag...
Garage in Brentwood, 40 years of experience
We have over 40 years combined experience on working on cars. We take pride in all we do. Some of the services we do include clutches, servicing, brakes, engine changes, gearbox changes, repairs, plug in di...
Mobile mechanic in Isleworth, 20 years of experience
I have been in the industry for 20 years. Some of the services I offer include MOT failures, brakes, suspension, clutches, cambelt replacement, diagnostics, ABS, airbags. I take pride in my work and customer...
Garage in Teynham, 27 years of experience
Our team of hard working mechanics have many years of experience in the motor industry - this means that your vehicle will be left in good hands at our garage. We have excellent facilities that have the late...
let me start by telling you my predicament I had a breakdown in the middle of nowhere air and it was a CV joint on my nearside I did manage to get it recovered to my ex partner's house which is 60 + miles away from where I live I used this app to find a mechanic that could come out to fix the problem and was very hesitant to do so but by pleasant surprise this was a very easy and painless the mechanics that was assigned to my car was punctual forthcoming and very communicative I also had an additional problem where I lost my locking wheel nut and the wonderful mechanic also sorted out that problem to I would without a shadow of a doubt recommend this app to others and friends are like five star service s s”
NICOLE • 11th May 2021
Garage in Leeds, 12 years of experience
Moor Lane Motors is a family owned garage with years of experience in the motor trade. At Moor Lane motors we offer a range of services to our customers which includes; -Services & Repairs -MOTs -Brakes ...
I’ve booked in to replace a driveshaft CV joint last evening and the team accepted my request within few hours. Usually I need to wait at-least 4 business days to get an appointment elsewhere where I got my appointment very next day itself.
I have been provided with constant updates before collecting the vehicle and while servicing by emails / calls. The team has fixed the issue in no matter of time and I got my vehicle all ready within few hours.
Overall I am a happy with their service and their professionalism and I am happy to recommend this wonderful team for anyone who wants professional vehicle service in much lesser price when compared to other places.
Thanks to the entire team and I will definitely visit again for all my future services/MOT with your team going forward.”
NAGANATHAN • 30th April 2021
Audi A3 • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / passenger side
Garage in Enfield, 30 years of experience
We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...
JONATHAN • 16th April 2021
Audi A4 Cabriolet • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner left
Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 12 years of experience
I began my career with my apprenticeship in Poland before coming to the UK. My first role in the UK was with 4 Cars in Yardley, Birmingham for 7 years before moving across to Whittaker Fleet Care for around ...
SEAN • 30th September 2020
Audi A3 • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner right
Garage in Woking, 12 years of experience
I started my career with Kwik-Fit when I was 16 for a number of years understanding the trade. I moved to work for a few independent garages for around 4 years before working with Vauxhall for 3 years and su...
Garage in Mitcham, 16 years of experience
We are a fully mobile vehicle repair/diagnostics service. With 15 years experience you can rely on us to come to you to save you any hassle of visiting a garage. We use the latest diagnostic technology to...
STEPHEN • 23rd September 2019
Audi A4 Cabriolet • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner right
Garage in Bolton, 25 years of experience
Do you require your car servicing in farnworth or car servicing in Bolton ? If so keep reading. You’re a busy person — don’t let car problems get in your way either that being a mot check or car servicing...
Garage in Rosyth, 20 years of experience
Colin’s was founded in by Colin Evans in 1996. Built up years of experience and achieved a budding reputation for customer service with great rates and prices. Colin’s is an approved and authorised dealer...
Garage in Manchester, 10 years of experience
I began my career in an independent garage in Denton, Manchester where I was for 3 years, before moving to National Tyres for 2 years. I gained main dealer experience with Ford in Trafford Park, Manchester ...
JAMIE • 5th October 2018
Audi TT Coupe • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / passenger side
Frequently asked questions about Audi drive shaft repair & replacements
Read our answers to questions about drive shaft repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a drive shaft replacement on my Audi involve?
- 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.
What are the symptoms of a bad Audi drive shaft?
- 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.
How long does it take to replace a driveshaft on my Audi?
A drive shaft replacement typically takes 1 hour, but can take less or more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take depends on a range of factors. For example, your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.
When should Audi drive shaft be replaced?
While the driveshaft itself is usually not prone to wear over time and there is no set lifespan, 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.
How much does it cost to replace a prop shaft on Audi?
The cost for a prop shaft replacement depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Furthermore it will also depend on your location.
What happens when your drive shaft goes out on my Audi?
When your driveshaft goes out or fails you will hear a loud grinding or clunking noise as the driveshaft breaks. It can lead to the wheels no longer turning properly and a loss of control of the car. It will very likely also lead to further damage to the suspension and drivetrain.
It's important to get your driveshafts checked periodically and address any issues.
What causes Audi a driveshaft to break?
A drive shaft must rotate extremely fast to do its job, so it must stay weighted down and balanced precisely. If the car is backed up into another object, the impact can disrupt this balance and cause the drive shaft to break. Sometimes even hitting a curb too abruptly can break the drive shaft.
Lack of lubrication can sometimes also cause damage to the driveshaft and its related components.
What is the average lifespan of Audi driveshafts?
You can usually expect it to last 70,000 miles or even the entire lifetime of a car in an ideal situation. How long the drive shaft lasts depends a lot on driving habits, vehicle modifications and other external factors.
Can local garages offer home collection and delivery for Audi drive shaft repair?
Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a drive shaft repair on your Audi. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a drive shaft repair on your Audi.
Can mobile mechanics do Audi drive shaft repair at my home or office?
Yes, mobile mechanics can do a drive shaft repair at your home or office on your Audi, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.
How much does an Audi drive shaft repair cost?
The cost for an Audi drive shaft repair depends on the model of your Audi. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.
|Audi 100||£90||Get exact price|
|Audi 80||£116||Get exact price|
|Audi A1||£509||Get exact price|
|Audi A2||£336||Get exact price|
|Audi A3||£281||Get exact price|
|Audi A3 Cabriolet||£366||Get exact price|
|Audi A4||£371||Get exact price|
|Audi A4 Cabriolet||£260||Get exact price|
|Audi A5||£462||Get exact price|
|Audi A6||£350||Get exact price|
|Audi A6 allroad||£527||Get exact price|
|Audi A7||£1196||Get exact price|
|Audi A8||£389||Get exact price|
|Audi allroad||£204||Get exact price|
|Audi Cabriolet||£118||Get exact price|
|Audi Q3||£424||Get exact price|
|Audi Q5||£643||Get exact price|
|Audi Q7||£244||Get exact price|
|Audi RS4||£791||Get exact price|
|Audi RS5||£144||Get exact price|
|Audi RS6||£143||Get exact price|
|Audi S3||£273||Get exact price|
|Audi S4||£426||Get exact price|
|Audi S5||£341||Get exact price|
|Audi S7||£1365||Get exact price|
|Audi S8||£1643||Get exact price|
|Audi TT||£225||Get exact price|
|Audi TTS||£1006||Get exact price|
Average costs for 8 models not shown due to insufficient data. Show ∨
- Audi S1
- Audi A4 allroad
- Audi S6
- Audi R8
- Audi S1/S1 Sportback
- Audi SQ5
- Audi RS3
- Audi RS Q3
Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a drive shaft repair, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average 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.
Book a trusted mechanic today
Get an instant quote, then book a vetted mechanic to fix your car at your home or office.
- Vetted mechanics
- Save up to 50%
- Fast online booking
Mechanics that work on Audis
- Dw Mobile, Stockport
- E.L.S AUTOMOTIVE, Daventry
- First RS Ltd, Llansamlet
- Fk Autos Mobile Mechanic, Tilney All Saint
- Hinton Services Ltd, Trowbridge
- Jarrow Mot Centre, Jarrow
- Jt Mobile Mechanic, Bridgend
- Medway Mobile, Kent
- Methven Mill Motors Ltd, Kirkcaldy
- P G Autos Services Ltd, Southampton
- P W Motors, Minworth
- Queensferry MOT Testing Station Ltd, Deeside
- S Y Motors Ltd., Balsall Heath, Birmingham
- Trewmens Auto Services, Nazeing