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Garage in London, 45 years of experience

ENVER C offers services such as engine diagnostics, oil changes, brake system repairs, transmission maintenance, suspension work, electrical system troubleshooting, tire services, and general vehicle inspect...

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Garage in London, 10 years of experience

Pit Start is the only garage in the UK that carries out all repairs and servicing in full public view. You are allowed to go into the work area and inspect the work while it’s being carried out by our profes...

15 Reviews

Garage in London, 6 years of experience

I have been a vehicle technician for 5 years. My abilities includes: - Working with a range of vehicle makes and models - Carrying out diagnostics and basic electrical diagnostics - Servicing vehicles ...

75 Reviews

Garage in London, 12 years of experience

Vauxhall dealer 3 independent garages vw dealership vw 2years bmw and Mercedes 3

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Garage in London, 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...

47 Reviews

Garage in London, 10 years of experience

You’ll never struggle to find One Stop Auto Centre – there are plenty of handy transport links nearby. That means there’s always ease of access to help you get to and from our London garage easily when you l...

23 Reviews

Garage in London, 17 years of experience

Here at MOT Village we have been running for the last 8 years with our skilled mechanics. We specialise in Class 7 heavy goods. Our customers will always be our first priority. And we make sure to provid...

952 Reviews

Garage in London, 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...

106 Reviews

Garage in London, 12 years of experience

We offer everything you need from a modern state-of-the art workshop – with transparent charges and excellent customer service at the heart of everything we do. Our team of dedicated service professionals ar...

148 Reviews

Garage in London, 16 years of experience

We are a fully mobile vehicle repair/diagnostics service. With 15 years experience you can rely on us to come to you to save you any hassle of visiting a garage. We use the latest diagnostic technology to...

149 Reviews

Garage in London, 25 years of experience

A mobile mechanic with over 25 years in the trade. Fully qualified mechanic starting my career in independent garages and developing my experience. For your convinience, we come to you! Working on all makes...

772 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in London, 14 years of experience

I am a fully qualified and skilled mechanic - able to diagnose and repair vehicles also inspect them - i have worked on high end prestige vehicles including old classic cars as well as motor homes also thous...

505 Reviews

Garage in London, 15 years of experience

I have been interested in the car repair industry for almost my entire life. The first few years were spent learning the trade and I went to college to study it properly. I worked at a garage as a BMW specia...

119 Reviews

Garage serving London, 35 years of experience

I have worked as a mechanic for over 35 years. I have experience with all types of vehicles including American models. I also have a lot of experience in motorcycles and vans repairs and servicing . Worked ...

127 Reviews

Garage serving London, 8 years of experience

Our garage is in the heart of West London on Featherstone industrial Estate in Southall. Our business puts our customers first and that's why we're the ideal garage for many people in the local community. We...

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in London

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in London 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 London?

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 London?

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

Yes, many garages in London 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 London.

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

Yes, London 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 London?

The average cost of a drive shaft repair in London varies between £212 and £310, 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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