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Garage serving Glasgow, 10 years of experience

I have been in the trade for over 10 years as a mechanic, working in franchise dealerships & performance targeted garages Including repair of emergency response vehicles. Specialist in all make/model servici...

143 Reviews

Garage serving Glasgow, 11 years of experience

Motormall, Jersey. Vag Group/vauxhall Diagnostic Technician Mcevoy Engineering Limited, Stevenson. Storeman/Semi Skilled Labourer Prestwick Airport Maintenance, Ryanair (PAM) Aircraft Maintenance Assis...

311 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Glasgow, 15 years of experience

Welcome to SAS STEERING ALIGNMENT SERVICES. www.sasalignment.com We will endeavour to get you back on the road as quickly as possible. We are a mobile service covering Scotland . I set-up my own b...

12 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Devonside, 15 years of experience

Having been in the trade for 15 years. I have various areas of experience from dealerships to fast fit garages. We can cover any job needed from minor to engine rebuilds.

24 Reviews

Garage in Rosyth, 20 years of experience

Colin’s was founded in by Colin Evans in 1996. Built up years of experience and achieved a budding reputation for customer service with great rates and prices. Colin’s is an approved and authorised dealer...

50 Reviews

Garage in Pathhead , 15 years of experience

Started at Royal Mail as a fleet engineer maintaining a fleet of 33,000 vehicles ranging from a Vauxhall combo to a artic Lorries to help keep the Royalmail deliver to every home across Britain 6 days a week...

66 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Glasgow, 7 years of experience

An exciting new company established in Dec 2022 specialising in mobile mechanics. The hassle of dropping your car off and picking your car up from a garage is over. We cover a several areas those being, Ayrs...

5 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 9 years of experience

I have been in the motor industry for 9 years. I have had my own business for the past 6 years offering all mechanics repairs including brakes clutches, bodywork, tyres, timing belts, and much more.

71 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Glasgow, 25 years of experience

17 Years Mercedes-Benz 3 Years Auto Electrical Services 4 Years Rolls Royce (Aviation).

1 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 19 years of experience

I began my career with Kwik-Fit and before setting-up my own business this is where I spent my entire career. I worked in various branches in Glasgow for around 6 years before being promoted to branch manage...

3 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 9 years of experience

I have been a mechanic for 9 years now mostly and provide workshop and service van services wee take on all jobs big or small Here at CM Commercial we are 24/7 on call Service we provide on cars & light ...

48 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 24 years of experience

Braehead MOT Centre was taken over in September 2018 by James Trotter who has over 24 years experience in the trade through independent experience. Braehead MOT Centre now operates a 3 ramp workshop catering...

33 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 10 years of experience

I done my apprenticeship through Vauxhall and have training with Mercedes, Audi, Ford and Kia, I am also experienced with light commercial vehicles,

3 Reviews

Garage in Glasgow, 10 years of experience

We are a well established business with over 10 years experience in the car trade. We use the latest technology and employ the very best highly trained technicians. This ensures we have the skills and equipm...

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Glasgow

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in Glasgow 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 Glasgow?

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 Glasgow?

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

Yes, many garages in Glasgow 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 Glasgow.

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

Yes, Glasgow 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.

How much does a drive shaft repair cost in Glasgow?

The average cost of a drive shaft repair in Glasgow varies between £191 and £285, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.

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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