Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in East Sussex
Garage in East Sussex, 28 years of experience
Click on "BOOK EDDY" for an INSTANT ONLINE QUOTE. My 28 years as a mechanic began with a trainee apprenticeship in a few firms: Hamilton Engineering in Bexhill-on-Sea, Stagecoach in Leonards-on-Sea & Anchor...
GEORGE, East Sussex • 1st June 2016
Renault Clio II/Clio Campus/Clio Storia • Driveshaft replacement - front / driver side
Garage serving East Sussex, 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, Ashford • 11th May 2021
Garage serving East Sussex, 25 years of experience
DK Autos specialise in all aspects of vehicle repairs, servicing and MOT's, with 24hour recovery breakdown service. We offer a vehicle collection and return service for all of our customers. We appreciate ...
SRIDHAR, Crawley • 19th August 2021
Skoda Octavia • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer left
Mobile mechanic serving East Sussex, 20 years of experience
Roadside Mobile Mechanics was set-up in 2018 as a new business by owner Joe Turley. Prior to this business, Joe has over 20 years mechanical experience working in both independent & main dealer garages as we...
Garage serving East Sussex, 16 years of experience
I done my apprenticeship at bates BMW main dealer. Since then I have worked at Independent garages. I have since decided to go out on my own as a Mobile Mechanic. I am able to offer a wide range of repairs i...
STEPHEN, AYLESFORD • 7th June 2021
Volkswagen Golf • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / driver side
Garage serving East Sussex, 6 years of experience
Mobile mechanic services covering servicing, maintenance, oil change, brakes, MOT appointments and failure repairs, as well as bodywork repair and painting. Previous experience in a BMW service centre as ...
Mobile mechanic serving East Sussex, 7 years of experience
Worked in a independent garage in Lewisham. Briefly at Kwik Fit. Ford main Dealership 3 years. Range Rover main dealer 2-3 months.
ANDREW, Bromley • 6th July 2015
MG ZS • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer left
Mobile mechanic serving East Sussex, 35 years of experience
Abbey Auto Repair is a well established mobile mechanics that has built up an enviable reputation over the last 5 years. We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional and speedy service a...
Garage serving East Sussex, 53 years of experience
The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...
DAVID, Dorking • 9th July 2021
Renault Clio • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer left
Garage serving East Sussex, 7 years of experience
I completed my qualifications at IPS International gaining both my NVQ and City & Guilds up to level 2. I have worked in my father's business for a number of years and I now own my own business.
Mobile mechanic serving East Sussex, 15 years of experience
I started my automotive career when I left school in Hungary in the 1990's. I then went to college and studied automotive technical engineering. Following this I worked at a local independent garage for 5 ye...
S, HOLMBURY ST MARY • 31st October 2015
Volkswagen Passat • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner left
Garage serving East Sussex, 30 years of experience
Hi, I’ve been a mechanic since leaving school and have owned and operated my own garage since I was 25 , were you could that I’ve done most jobs on a wide range of vehicles. I’d like to say that my workmans...
Garage serving East Sussex, 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 serving East Sussex, 20 years of experience
Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...
ROBIN, EAST HORSLEY • 4th March 2022
Volvo XC60 • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer right
Mobile mechanic serving East Sussex, 14 years of experience
I am a fully skilled mechanic - able to diagnose and repair vehicles also inspect them - i have worked for car giant for 8 years as a mechanic - started off as vehicle inspector then gradually worked up to a...
Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in East Sussex
Read our answers to questions about drive shaft repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a drive shaft replacement in East Sussex 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 East Sussex?
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 East Sussex?
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 East Sussex garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?
Yes, many garages in East Sussex 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 East Sussex.
Can East Sussex mobile mechanics do drive shaft repair at my home or office?
Yes, East Sussex 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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