Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in Manchester
Garage in Manchester, 10 years of experience
I began my career in an independent garage in Denton, Manchester where I was for 3 years, before moving to National Tyres for 2 years. I gained main dealer experience with Ford in Trafford Park, Manchester ...
JAMIE, Salford • 5th October 2018
Audi TT Coupe • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / passenger side
Garage serving Manchester, 25 years of experience
Do you require your car servicing in farnworth or car servicing in Bolton ? If so keep reading. You’re a busy person — don’t let car problems get in your way either that being a mot check or car servicing...
RODGER, GTR MANCHESTER • 27th August 2019
Audi TT Coupe • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - both left
Garage serving Manchester, 20 years of experience
We offer, vehicle servicing and repairs alongside vintage restorations, caravan builds and tyre fitting.
Garage serving Manchester, 27 years of experience
We are a large family run 400 sqm garage which has been established for little over 3 years, since early 2014. We opened our doors originally purely as a bodyshop workshop, however we have recently undergone...
Garage serving Manchester, 8 years of experience
Heywood Auto Clinic Ltd is a family run MOT service station. We strive to provide a professional honest and reliable service to all of our new and existing customers. We care about you and will take good car...
Garage serving Manchester, 24 years of experience
When I left school I wanted to fix cars so the natural path to go along was to go to college, and do my city and guilds. After this however my career took a slight change in direction and I went working for ...
DANIEL, Bolton • 14th July 2021
Peugeot 207 SW • Additional work following previous booking
Garage serving Manchester, 25 years of experience
AVS are the on-site servicing and repair experts, we are main dealer trained technicians to ensure quality of work , we come to you at home or work, Avs will protect your warranty by using genuine parts and...
KEITH, Warrington • 11th November 2020
Ford Transit Custom • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer right
Mobile mechanic serving Manchester, 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...
Garage serving Manchester, 45 years of experience
As expectations in the motor industry rise, New Platt Motors, Northwich continues to strive to be the best. As an approved bodyshop and with a reputation spreading across the Northwest of England, New Platt ...
KEITH, Warrington • 28th August 2019
Ford Transit Custom • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer left
Garage serving Manchester, 10 years of experience
10 years experience as a mechanic, competent in all aspects of vehicle maintenance and repair. STAR MOTORS cater for all makes/models & repairs but specialises in fast-fit work like Servicing, diagnostics...
Garage serving Manchester, 9 years of experience
Jonathan and his team at Northern Motors provides a reliable and professional mobile mechanic service that covers the whole of the North West area of England! With over 10 years of experience in the motor...
ANDY, PLEASE SELECT REGION, STATE OR PROVINCE • 18th March 2021
Mazda Mazda2 • Additional work following previous booking
Garage serving Manchester, 14 years of experience
I started my apprenticeship when I left school at the age of 15. I’ve been fully qualified for 11+ years with NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. I’ve been an MOT tester for 10 years. Here at Jamie’s mobile mechanic w...
Garage in Lancs, 38 years of experience
As a business, GLS Autocare has invested heavily in purchasing the latest repair and diagnostic equipment. This is to ensure that they offer only the highest quality of service to their loyal customer base. ...
Garage in Northwich , 18 years of experience
For most people, auto maintenance and repair is not fun or convenient. So, we want make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. We genuinely care about your car and your experience, and it sho...
Garage in Winsford, Cheshire, 13 years of experience
I have over 10 years experience in the mechnaic trade and began as a mechanic completing my apprenticeship at a local garage called A&J Bettley in Winsford and worked there for around 7 years, whilst I was w...
Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Manchester
Read our answers to questions about drive shaft repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a drive shaft replacement in Manchester 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 Manchester?
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 Manchester?
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 Manchester garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?
Yes, many garages in Manchester 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 Manchester.
Can Manchester mobile mechanics do drive shaft repair at my home or office?
Yes, Manchester 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 Manchester?
The average cost of a drive shaft repair in Manchester varies between £188 and £281, 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.
|Audi||£240||Get exact price|
|BMW||£310||Get exact price|
|Citroen||£158||Get exact price|
|Ford||£197||Get exact price|
|Land Rover||£289||Get exact price|
|Mercedes-Benz||£279||Get exact price|
|Nissan||£346||Get exact price|
|Peugeot||£160||Get exact price|
|Renault||£187||Get exact price|
|Toyota||£261||Get exact price|
|Vauxhall||£257||Get exact price|
|Volkswagen||£188||Get exact 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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Mechanics in and around Manchester
- Chorlton Mot, Manchester
- Collingham Autos Ltd, Manchester
- DCF Repairs - Mobile Vehicle Solutions, Manchester
- DS & SON LTD, Manchester
- Delta One Mot, Manchester
- Dixon’s Mobile Autocare, Ashton-Under-Lyne
- Dw Mobile, Stockport
- E.I.E Mobile Vehicle Repairs, Carrbrook
- EMK Autocare, Bolton
- Heywood Auto Clinic, Rochdale
- I.D Auto Repairs And Servicing Ltd, Bolton
- J Delaney Automotive, Manchester
- Mac Mobile Mechanics Ltd, Bury, Manchester
- Mobile Tyres 24/7, Salford
- Moorhey Automotive Body Repairs, Oldham
- St Albans Autocare, Ashton-under-lyne
- The Car Consultants, Manchester
- Titan Global Solutions Limited T/A Titan Automotive, Manchester
- Total Fix Service, Stockport
- Tristan Tonge Specialists Recovery Ltd, Manchester
- Tyre Station Blackburn Ltd, Blackburn