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Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in Birmingham

20 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 7 years of experience

Worked in an independent garage for 5 years Currently self-employed Can take on following jobs: - Timing belts/ timing chains - Clutch installation - Diagnostics - Engine work - Suspension wo...

142 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 9 years of experience

Mots class 4 5 and 7. All repair work servicing, brakes , tyres , exhaust and clutches.

186 Reviews

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 ...

57 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 7 years of experience

Servicing Plug in Diagnostic checks Brakes Mechanical Pre-purchase Inspections

23 Reviews

Garage in Birmingham, 10 years of experience

10 years experience with level 3 certification. Specializes as auto-electrician and with electric/hybrid vehicles.

490 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 20 years of experience

I began my career with Formula 1 Auto Centres as a tyre & exhaust fitter for around 1 year. I wanted to gain my proper qualifications so I studied at college to gain my NVQ Level 2 and 3 and subsequently I...

23 Reviews

Garage serving Birmingham, 10 years of experience

AA Approved Repairer RAC Approved Repairer NHS Discount Up to 30 Years Experience throughout the whole company Air Conditioning Service/Re-Gas

90 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Birmingham, 8 years of experience

Mobile mechanic based under the name Brorepairs - we conduct all jobs types from clutches, brakes and services.

73 Reviews

Garage serving Birmingham, 25 years of experience

Our experts will ensure that your car is professionally serviced to enable you to enjoy safer driving when you’re on the road.

33 Reviews

Garage serving Birmingham, 21 years of experience

Midland Autocare Ltd has been operating since 1997 in Walsall, West Midlands. We offer a complete range of motor vehicle services which include tyres sales, general motor repairs for both cars & light commer...

297 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Birmingham, 10 years of experience

Ive been a mechanic for 10 years im hybrid trained and level 3 trained technician ive worked for a major leading company and decided to run my own business im also mot trained so have a good understanding of...

280 Reviews

Garage serving Birmingham, 15 years of experience

Here at grease monkeyz uk we pride ourselves in customer service and quality workmanship! We provide a garage quality service, for less than a garage price, at your choice of location! Our small team of vehi...

125 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Birmingham, 50 years of experience

John owns and runs Premier Vehicle Services. Prior to that began his mechanic career with an apprenticeship in 1970 with a garage in Repton and spent a number of years there before moving on. He worked with ...

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Birmingham

Read our answers to questions about drive shaft repair costs, symptoms and more.

What does a drive shaft replacement in Birmingham 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 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 in Birmingham?

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 a 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 in Birmingham?

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.

Is a worn drive shaft an MOT failure?

Yes, a worn drive shaft can lead to an MOT failure if one its component checked during the MOT has an issue. For example, vehicles often fail their MOT on the CV joint section of the driveshaft, or indeed the CV boots.

What happens when your drive shaft goes out?

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.

Can Birmingham garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?

Yes, many garages in Birmingham are able to offer collection and delivery for a drive shaft repair. 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 in Birmingham.

Can Birmingham mobile mechanics do drive shaft repair at my home or office?

Yes, Birmingham mobile mechanics can do a drive shaft repair at your home or office, 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 a drive shaft repair cost in Birmingham?

The average cost of a drive shaft repair in Birmingham varies between £192 and £287, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.

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.

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