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58 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Newport, 20 years of experience

Light vehicles maintenance and repairs HGV experience Plant and forklift experience Capable of changing timing belts, diagnostic and most repairs

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Mobile mechanic in Maidenhead , 30 years of experience

I have worked in the car repair industry for over 30 years. Operating as a mobile mechanic in this area for over 25 years

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Garage in Ilford, 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...

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Garage in Enfield, 30 years of experience

We provide MOT tests, servicing and car repairs on all makes and models in Enfield and surrounding areas. Catering for customers in Enfield, Cheshunt, Barnet and Southgate, we offer quality car servicing and...

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Mobile mechanic in Merseyside, 24 years of experience

Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...

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Garage in Bolton, 25 years of experience

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Garage in London , 5 years of experience

I have more then 5 years of work experience with vast makes of vehicles. I am specialized in diagnostic, programing and inspecting and fixing Mechanical components of various vehicles.

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Garage in Hampshire , 16 years of experience

All aspects of repairs and full/Interim services carried out. Solving all diagnostic problems and causes. Timing belts and chains on certain vehicles. NVQ Level 2. Unable to carry out MOTs

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Garage in Ilford, 13 years of experience

NVQ level 3 qualified HGV mechanic. Experience on maintaining and repairing all car, vans and trucks.

58 Reviews

Garage in Newcastle , 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...

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Garage in Wishaw, 13 years of experience

Extensive Time With VW/Audi Group Vehicles Previously Worked On Mercedes Commercial, Renault, Fiat, Ford, BMW, Mini, Maserati & Lotus

11 Reviews

Garage in London, 9 years of experience

I have spent many years working on vehicles of all classes from daily drives to luxury vehicles. I am professional and hard-working and get the job done proficiently.

39 Reviews

Garage in Forfar , 5 years of experience

We can offer repairs and servicing both mobile and also within our fully equipped workshop. . Being fully equipped we can do anything from small lighting repairs to full replacement, supply and fitting of re...

189 Reviews

Garage in Burntwood, 11 years of experience

I have 11 years' experience working on cars. I am able to do all the repairs you need doing including, inspections, servicing, brakes, suspension, clutches, and much more. We have a garage that you can bring...

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Garage in , 20 years of experience

Here at Kent Car Solutions we offer the following: Servicing Repairs MOTS Diagnostics Recovery Body Work Smart Repairs Alloy Wheel Refurbishment Pre Sale Inspection Pre MOT Inspection

Frequently asked questions about Kia 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 Kia 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 Kia 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 Kia?

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 Kia 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 Kia?

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 Kia?

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 Kia 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 Kia 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 Kia drive shaft repair?

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

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

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

The cost for a Kia drive shaft repair depends on the model of your Kia. 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
Kia Carens £167 Get exact price
Kia ceed £386 Get exact price
Kia Cerato £277 Get exact price
Kia Magentis £454 Get exact price
Kia Picanto £224 Get exact price
Kia Pro ceed £368 Get exact price
Kia Rio £207 Get exact price
Kia Sedona £255 Get exact price
Kia Sorento £283 Get exact price
Kia Soul £371 Get exact price
Kia Sportage £537 Get exact price
Kia Venga £859 Get exact price

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  • Kia Mentor II
  • Kia Pride
  • Kia Shuma
  • Kia Mentor
  • Kia Optima
  • Kia Roadster
  • Kia Clarus
  • Kia Retona
  • Kia Joice
  • Kia Pregio
  • Kia K2700/K2700 II
  • Kia K2500
  • Kia Opirus
  • Kia Besta

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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