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Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in Hampshire

124 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 25 years of experience

I started my career at 16 years old at a ford main dealer studying for my qualifications at the same time. Moved from ford and started building cars for films (And in the back ground started as a part tim...

13 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 73 years of experience

We are a village garage and have been providing garage services to the local area since 1949 we are a family run business. Our services include: All vehicle repairs, Mot’s, servicing, winter checks and diagn...

25 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 20 years of experience

With over 25 years of experience, Enterprise MOT’s provides high quality service and peace of mind for all your vehicle repairs, maintenance, and testing needs. Based centrally in Paulsgrove, Portsmouth w...

22 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hampshire, 30 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship at BMW almost 30 years ago. Then I spend some years at Toyota where I was awarded ‘Pro technician’ title. Worked at an independent specialist where I gained knowledge and expe...

48 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hampshire, 19 years of experience

After finishing my college education I then did my apprenticeship for 4 years at a local independent garage. Proceeded then to a local Mercedes 1 year learning on the trade and Peugeot main dealership for 1 ...

179 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 20 years of experience

A sole trader with 20 years in the trade - experience working in both independent garages and dealerships. Working on all makes and models from diagnostics to clutches. Offering both mobile and garage-based ...

103 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hampshire, 15 years of experience

Over 15 years experience in the motor trade industry, working in independent garages.

127 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 13 years of experience

Three years' work experience within a family run garage and ten years' work experience as a freelance Mobile Mechanic in Fareham and surrounding areas.

479 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 20 years of experience

I began my career as a mechanic when I was 17 years old in Portugal. When I was 22 years old I set-up my own garage in for around 7 years before moving to the UK in 2007. I worked in various garages in order...

14 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hampshire, 17 years of experience

My career began at an independent Saab car garage for around a year before moving to Mercedes to work on commercial vehicles and I completed a 3 year apprenticeship before moving to Ford/IVECO for 6 years. I...

4 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hampshire, 12 years of experience

At Portsmouth Brakes and Tyres, we believe in efficient, easy and convenience driving can bring to every individual, families and businesses. We are committed to keeping you on the road and with our dedicate...

253 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 8 years of experience

Welcome to AIC Maintenance Group - We Offer a Specialist Mobile Mechanic Service at your home or work place throughout West Sussex, Hampshire & Surrey Are you looking for a professional car mechanic who can...

109 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 13 years of experience

Antony - Mechanic for 13 years - MOT tester - Main dealership certificated As a master technician - Trained in technical diagnostic equipment. And electrical diagnostics Our aim is to give you the best...

291 Reviews

Garage in Hampshire, 19 years of experience

I began my career in Weybridge, Surrey for a number of garages picking up great experience to start me off before moving to the New Malden area for a number of years. Prior to setting-up my own business in 2...

17 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Hampshire, 20 years of experience

I've been a one man band since school! I was lucky enough to be head hunted by independent and franchise MOT test centres like Quick Fit. As an MOT tester and mechanic, I was quickly promoted at one franchis...

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Hampshire

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in Hampshire 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 Hampshire?

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 Hampshire?

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

Yes, many garages in Hampshire 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 Hampshire.

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

Yes, Hampshire 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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Recent Drive Shaft repair quotes in Hampshire

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£122.52

Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / passenger side

Vauxhall Corsa
Southampton
£1,827.13

Camshafts replacement (both/all)

Jaguar XF
Southampton
£266.90

Driveshaft replacement - front / passenger side

MINI Mini
Havant
£257.71

Driveshaft seal replacement - front / inner right

Ford C-MAX
Eastleigh

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