Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in Cornwall
Garage in Cornwall, 15 years of experience
I began my career in computers and IT before taking a career change and worked in diagnostics from 2007 as a specialist and over the years integrated mechanics into the business and in 2012 the business was ...
CAMERON, St Austell • 5th May 2021
Vauxhall Corsa • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner left
Garage in Cornwall, 34 years of experience
I have been in the automotive repair industry for 30 years. I first began to learn the trade in 1986. I worked with Volvo until 2004, learning the industry and gaining experience. I have also worked for vau...
Garage in Cornwall, 15 years of experience
15 years experience as a mechanic working in independents,main dealer,prestigious and volume brands. Extensive knowledge of old and modern vehicles.
ALEX, SOUTH WEST • 24th March 2023
Peugeot 2008 SUV • Diagnostic Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Cornwall, 25 years of experience
Andy Tomkins mobile mechanic I carry out all forms of on site vehicle repair work and servicing on all makes and models around the Cornwall and Devon area. I have been working in this industry for over 2...
AMY, Penzance • 23rd March 2023
Kia ceed • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Cornwall, 22 years of experience
I completed my apprenticeship at a BMW independent garage in Coventry and spent 6 years building great knowledge before moving to Rugby Autobodies as a mechanic for 2 years then moved to EvoBus (bus/coach di...
ADAM, HAYLE • 17th March 2023
Ford Transit • Diagnostic Inspection
Mobile mechanic in Cornwall, 6 years of experience
Worked in accident repair/mechanics for about 6 years. Made the transition to just mechanics in the last 3 years whilst doing private work for mostly friends and family.
ANGELA, St Austell • 13th March 2023
BMW 3 Series • Diagnostic Inspection
Garage in Cornwall, 30 years of experience
Hi I’ve go 30 years experience in main dealer and independent garages including 24 successful years running my own garage and MOT station, Ive decided to take it a bit easier and just complete a few jobs a w...
TOM, Newquay • 11th March 2023
Volkswagen Golf • Lower wishbone bush replacement - front (rear) - driver side
Garage in Cornwall, 20 years of experience
R D recovery and repairs Clutch gearboxes cambelts servicing breaks mot repairs welding diagnostics and recovery anything other mechanic hate I love .
Mobile mechanic in Cornwall, 12 years of experience
My name is Josh and I've been mechanic for over 11 years I've been working roadside and in various different garages now it's time to start up for myself and Help the People cut down the cost of going to a g...
Garage in Cornwall, 19 years of experience
19 years experience dealing with a large range of makes and models, anything from cars up to HGV vehicles. Servicing, repairs, diagnostics and more.
ANGELA, St Austell • 1st October 2022
Ford Fiesta • Alternator replacement
Garage in Cornwall, 16 years of experience
16 years of mechanical experience, can deal with most mechanical issues. passionate about what i do.
JACOB, NEQUAY • 8th September 2022
Citroen Relay • Alternator belt replacement
Garage in Cornwall, 18 years of experience
I have over 18 years experience within the Motor Trade. I’m happy to carry all types of work including Servicing and repairs MOT’s Welding Suspension work Clutches Diagnostic checks Brakes Tyres...
Garage in Cornwall, 31 years of experience
Completed apprenticeship in 1991 in motor vehicle repairs. Have worked at various garages over my time and have had my own business for 20 years now. Currently operating a large workshop with ramps and pit. ...
DAVINDER, WADEBRIDGE • 10th August 2022
BMW 8 Series • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection
Garage in Cornwall, 20 years of experience
We are mobile mechanics based within Mid Cornwall serving the County for all of your mechanical needs including; Breakdowns, Clutch replacement, Servicing, Welding, MOT repairs, Brakes, Tyres and Diagnostics...
SIMONNE, Newquay • 12th March 2022
Jeep Patriot • Anti-roll bar drop link replacement - front (driver side)
Garage in Cornwall, 10 years of experience
Hi my name is Keiron, I have my own business as a mobile mechanic, I have experience dealing with all sorts of work Such as tyre fitting, clutch repair, brake, cambelts, servicing, mot’s repairs. I have gre...
Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Cornwall
Read our answers to questions about drive shaft repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a drive shaft replacement in Cornwall 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 Cornwall?
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 Cornwall?
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 Cornwall garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?
Yes, many garages in Cornwall 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 Cornwall.
Can Cornwall mobile mechanics do drive shaft repair at my home or office?
Yes, Cornwall 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.
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Mechanics in and around Cornwall
- Andrews Auto Care, Wadebridge
- Camel Tow, Camelford
- Cml Transport Cornwall Ltd, Bodmin
- D.K Automotive, St Austell
- North Cornwall Autos, Camelford