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Mobile mechanic in Birmingham, 15 years of experience

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Garage in Stevenage , 20 years of experience

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Garage in Cranbrook, 20 years of experience

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Garage in London, 6 years of experience

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Mobile mechanic in London, 35 years of experience

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Mobile mechanic in Maidenhead , 30 years of experience

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Garage in Falkirk, 10 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about Ford 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 Ford 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 Ford 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 Ford?

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 Ford 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 Ford?

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 Ford?

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 Ford 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 Ford 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 Ford drive shaft repair?

Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a drive shaft repair on your Ford. 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 Ford.

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

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

The cost for a Ford drive shaft repair depends on the model of your Ford. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

Name Average Cost
Ford B-Max £436 Get exact price
Ford C-MAX £300 Get exact price
Ford Cougar £167 Get exact price
Ford Escort £70 Get exact price
Ford Fiesta £286 Get exact price
Ford Focus £280 Get exact price
Ford Focus C-MAX £241 Get exact price
Ford Fusion £363 Get exact price
Ford Galaxy £249 Get exact price
Ford Grand C-MAX £553 Get exact price
Ford Ka £214 Get exact price
Ford Kuga £483 Get exact price
Ford Maverick £199 Get exact price
Ford Mondeo £323 Get exact price
Ford Puma £113 Get exact price
Ford Ranger £184 Get exact price
Ford S-MAX £387 Get exact price
Ford Streetka £133 Get exact price
Ford Tourneo Custom £681 Get exact price
Ford Transit £398 Get exact price
Ford Transit Connect £373 Get exact price
Ford Transit Courier £199 Get exact price
Ford Transit Custom £371 Get exact price

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  • Ford Courier
  • Ford Tourneo Connect
  • Ford Probe
  • Ford EcoSport
  • Ford Grand Tourneo Connect
  • Ford Tourneo Courier
  • Ford Mustang
  • Ford Windstar
  • Ford Explorer

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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