Top Mechanics For Citroen Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements
Garage in London, 8 years of experience
Vauxhall dealer 3 independent garages vw dealership
TREVOR • 18th May 2023
Citroen DS3 • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer right
Garage in Wrexham, 25 years of experience
AVS are the on-site servicing and repair experts, we are main dealer trained technicians to ensure quality of work , we come to you at home or work, Avs will protect your warranty by using genuine parts and...
WILL • 5th January 2023
Citroen C3 Picasso • Driveshaft replacement - front / passenger side
Garage in Milton Keynes, 10 years of experience
With Main Dealer trained mechanics and over 60+ years of experience between us, we here at GP Auto’s offer our customer excellent rates on all vehicle servicing and repairs. Combined with our friendly atmosp...
Mobile mechanic in Merseyside, 24 years of experience
Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...
Garage in Holywell, 10 years of experience
I have worked in the motor trade since starting my apprenticeship at the age of 16. I am City and guilds / NVQ level 3 qualified. I have experience working with almost all makes of cars and vans, I offer a f...
Garage in Deeside, 20 years of experience
The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...
Garage in Pontypool , 22 years of experience
N V Q 1,2,3 22 years professional experience Hgv fitter NVQ 1,2,3 Been fitting 22 years Got 3 recovery truck and a full kitted service van
JONATHAN • 7th June 2023
Garage in Norwich , 22 years of experience
I have been involved in cars as a designer, engineer and technician for over 22years. I have designed, developed and built bespoke sports cars, motorbikes, Ambulances and race car trailers over these year...
Garage in London, 11 years of experience
Here at Hayes Garage, we pride ourselves on three things: experience, dedication, and customer satisfaction. We have built a loyal local clientele base and are happy to help with any of the questions you may...
ROCHELLE • 7th June 2023
Audi A3 • MOT with collection & delivery
Garage in Newport Gwent, 20 years of experience
We have an extensive work history from main dealerships upto where we are and we are also trained on hgv vehicles with very good references
DANIEL • 7th June 2023
BMW X6 • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Cullingworth, 40 years of experience
I am an “old school” fully apprentice-trained mechanic/technician, and a former fleet maintenance manager and warranty claims consultant. I am now warranty claims assessor, and vehicle examinations engi...
SUZANNE • 7th June 2023
Volkswagen Golf • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Tunbridge Wells, 15 years of experience
I'm a mobile mechanic with wide range of experience with diagnostic , repair , electrical and electronics in automotive industry with 15 years of experience.
Mobile mechanic in Linlithgow, 10 years of experience
Mobile Jaguar Land Rover specialist.
Callum was extremely thorough and diagnosed the problem and had the car started in about an hour. Turns out it was one of the silly little things that needed a lot of knowledge to find.
Callum gets 5 out of 5 and I would definitely use this service again.”
KEITH • 7th June 2023
Mobile mechanic in Leeds, 14 years of experience
Welcome to CB Autos! CB Autos provides mobile mechanic services throughout Leeds & West Yorkshire. We provide complete car diagnostics, M.O.Ts, full or interim car servicing, car suspension services and main...
SAM • 7th June 2023
Vauxhall Astra • MOT with collection & delivery
Garage in London, 30 years of experience
We are a group of skill full and highly qualified technicians based in West London and we have been running a successful mechanic & mobile repair business. Have a good client base and we specialise in comi...
SARAH • 7th June 2023
Volkswagen Scirocco • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection
Frequently asked questions about Citroen 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 Citroen 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 Citroen 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 Citroen?
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 Citroen 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 Citroen?
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 Citroen?
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 Citroen 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 Citroen 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 Citroen drive shaft repair?
Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a drive shaft repair on your Citroen. 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 Citroen.
Can mobile mechanics do Citroen drive shaft repair at my home or office?
Yes, mobile mechanics can do a drive shaft repair at your home or office on your Citroen, 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 Citroen drive shaft repair cost?
The cost for a Citroen drive shaft repair depends on the model of your Citroen. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.
|Citroen AX||£151||Get exact price|
|Citroen Berlingo||£429||Get exact price|
|Citroen Berlingo First||£269||Get exact price|
|Citroen C1||£352||Get exact price|
|Citroen C 15||£199||Get exact price|
|Citroen C2||£355||Get exact price|
|Citroen C25||£400||Get exact price|
|Citroen C3||£586||Get exact price|
|Citroen C3 First||£315||Get exact price|
|Citroen C3 Picasso||£432||Get exact price|
|Citroen C3 Pluriel||£323||Get exact price|
|Citroen C4||£251||Get exact price|
|Citroen C4 Cactus||£241||Get exact price|
|Citroen C4 Picasso||£400||Get exact price|
|Citroen C5||£326||Get exact price|
|Citroen C6||£830||Get exact price|
|Citroen C8||£414||Get exact price|
|Citroen C-Crosser||£736||Get exact price|
|Citroen Dispatch||£304||Get exact price|
|Citroen DS3||£291||Get exact price|
|Citroen DS4||£430||Get exact price|
|Citroen DS5||£882||Get exact price|
|Citroen Nemo||£470||Get exact price|
|Citroen Relay||£358||Get exact price|
|Citroen Saxo||£179||Get exact price|
|Citroen Synergie||£116||Get exact price|
|Citroen Xantia||£126||Get exact price|
|Citroen XM||£166||Get exact price|
|Citroen Xsara||£180||Get exact price|
|Citroen Xsara Picasso||£310||Get exact price|
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- Citroen C-Zero
- Citroen DS3 Cabrio
- Citroen C-Elysee
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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Communication was good and he pointed out other work that needs doing.”