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194 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 40 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship in the family business in Cumbria back in 1974 and worked in the business right up until 2002 in various roles such as heavy goods driver, I also became a partner in the busines...

26 Reviews

Garage in Cleveland , 34 years of experience

DP motors has thirty four years experience in vehicle repairs and only uses quality parts, 98% of work is through recommendation and every job is carried out by myself (Darren) and given the upmost care and...

115 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Skinningrove, 30 years of experience

.30 years experience in the industry carrying out repairs to most makes of vehicles to a high standard, using the experience gained & up-to-date equipment we now specialise in the diagnostics aspect of the c...

94 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Durham, 5 years of experience

I began my career in mechanics as an apprentice at a used car dealership giving me great experience working on a wide range of cars and vans then moved onto a local mot centre , now I have begun my own ventu...

58 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 30 years of experience

I served my time at bds motors whilst attending college I have worked for numerous garages and had my own business for 8 year before starting work in a management role for great north auto centre and I am n...

39 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 12 years of experience

I have worked in the motor trade for over 12 years a I on time a like getting on with the job in hand

12 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 17 years of experience

Level 3 NVQ qualified. We have the capacity to carry out all types of work on your vehicle, including diagnostics, servicing, general repairs, engine repairs, clutches, turbochargers, timing belts/chains.

10 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 30 years of experience

Served my time in 1993-1996 in a local garage before moving on to a Citroen main agent in 2000-2007 then I started my own business running a garage with 3 employees then in 2019 i sold it. after that I've be...

26 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 10 years of experience

Our mechanic has vast experience working in multiple franchised dealerships including Fiat and Renault. The past several years working in independent garages on vast makes and models.

98 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 12 years of experience

Main Dealerships leading on to my own workshop before I decided to take the business mobile in 2014. I enjoy what I do and I always work to a high standard to keep customers happy and returning with confidence.

12 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Durham, 8 years of experience

Providing a mobile service as well as a garage service in and around the Newcastle area. Specialising in diagnostics and electrical repairs however working on all makes and models carrying out all types of m...

690 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Durham, 8 years of experience

I started by studying at City College in Leeds and gained my City & Guild qualifications up to level 3 and I undertook a garage job whilst studying in order to gain great experience. Whilst I was studying I ...

13 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 28 years of experience

Service and repairs, pre mot checks also mot repairs, Brakes, Cambelts, Clutches, Full and Small services, Motorbike service also repairs.

OVIDIU, Durham 4th October 2023

Volvo XC60 • Additional work following previous booking

1 Reviews

Garage serving Durham, 15 years of experience

Started off as a heavy plant mechanic and after 5 years down sized to cars and vans and been doing car mechanics now for 10 years now. We do all types of servicing for all makes and models, full diagnostics ...

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Durham

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in Durham 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 Durham?

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 Durham?

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 Durham garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?

Yes, many garages in Durham 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 Durham.

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

Yes, Durham 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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