Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in Newcastle
Mobile mechanic in Skinningrove, 30 years of experience
.30 years experience in the industry carrying out repairs to most makes of vehicles to a high standard, using the experience gained & up-to-date equipment we now specialise in the diagnostics aspect of the c...
BRIAN, Wallsend • 28th March 2017
Mitsubishi Colt • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer left
Garage in Middlesbrough, 40 years of experience
I completed my apprenticeship in the family business in Cumbria back in 1974 and worked in the business right up until 2002 in various roles such as heavy goods driver, I also became a partner in the busines...
Garage in Cleveland , 34 years of experience
DP motors has thirty four years experience in vehicle repairs and only uses quality parts, 98% of work is through recommendation and every job is carried out by myself (Darren) and given the upmost care and...
ANDREW, STOCKTON-ON-TEES • 8th April 2021
Volkswagen Jetta • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer right
Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 25 years of experience
20yrs working in independent garages on all makes and models, 5 years working Seat and MG dealer franchise's
PETER, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 11th February 2023
MINI Mini Clubman • Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
Garage in Newcastle, 11 years of experience
Main Dealerships leading on to my own workshop before I decided to take the business mobile in 2014. I enjoy what I do and I always work to a high standard to keep customers happy and returning with confidence.
ALEX, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 24th August 2021
Audi TT Coupe • Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
Garage in Newcastle, 15 years of experience
Has worked in multiple dealerships in the past, worked longest for a Vauxhall dealership.
Would recommend certainly in the Newcastle area.”
DAVID, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 2nd September 2017
Hyundai i20 • Clutch replacement
Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 18 years of experience
I did my apprenticeship at Reg Vardys where I learned the trade and worked for 8 years. I later moved to another branch of Reg Vardys and worked as a fully qualified mechanic there for 3 years. I later moved...
JOHN, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 17th March 2017
Mobile mechanic in Newcastle, 15 years of experience
I worked previously at a Citroen independent garage for 9 years and after that time I began my own business RJ Mobile Autos and have been going for around 5 years now. I have a range of services available fr...
Garage serving Newcastle, 15 years of experience
I began my career with Citroen/Peugeot in Newcastle though the apprenticeship scheme and served my time there for 4 years. I moved to Prestige Cars in Gateshead for 18 months before gaining more experienc...
ALASTAIR, HEATON • 9th March 2023
Vauxhall Corsa • Anti-roll bar drop link replacement - front (passenger side)
Garage serving Newcastle, 10 years of experience
Our mechanic has vast experience working in multiple franchised dealerships including Fiat and Renault. The past several years working in independent garages on vast makes and models.
JAMES, FOREST HALL • 22nd December 2022
Vauxhall Corsa • Lower wishbone replacement - front (driver side)
Garage serving Newcastle, 25 years of experience
Ian and Trudi Wilson Opened Wilson's Auto Service Centre garage in Jarrow near Hebburn, Tyne & Wear, in July 2019. Our car delivery service, Wilson Car Delivery company also benefits from our ga...
Mobile mechanic serving Newcastle, 15 years of experience
I've been in the trade for well over 15 years now and still get that great buzz from solving customers issues and seeing them happy again. Before I branched out on my own I worked with a company who had a co...
LAURA, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 14th April 2022
Garage serving Newcastle, 10 years of experience
We deliver an efficient and reliable service for your car with our 5-strong team of fully qualified technicians. Our state of the art facility has everything we need to offer comprehensive care for your vehi...
ANDREA, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE • 10th December 2021
Skoda Citigo • Timing belt/chain replacement
Garage serving Newcastle, 8 years of experience
At Motor Fix we offer a wide range of vehicle maintenance, from diagnostics to clutches we can assist with all your motoring needs to see if we can help, offering a garage-based service
SIMON, NEWCASTLE ON TYNE • 5th August 2021
Hyundai Getz • Broken timing chain/belt damage assessment
Mobile mechanic serving Newcastle, 8 years of experience
Providing a mobile service as well as a garage service in and around the Newcastle area. Specialising in diagnostics and electrical repairs however working on all makes and models carrying out all types of m...
WASEEM, Ryton • 6th May 2019
Renault Grand Scenic • Standard Pre-purchase Inspection
Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Newcastle
Read our answers to questions about drive shaft repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a drive shaft replacement in Newcastle 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 Newcastle?
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 Newcastle?
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 Newcastle garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?
Yes, many garages in Newcastle 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 Newcastle.
Can Newcastle mobile mechanics do drive shaft repair at my home or office?
Yes, Newcastle 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 Newcastle?
The average cost of a drive shaft repair in Newcastle varies between £235 and £367, depending on your car's make and model. Compare ClickMechanic's pricing to a franchise dealer's below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.
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Mechanics in and around Newcastle
- A&Js Autoparts, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Jarrow Mot Centre, Jarrow
- M & K Motor Services, Wallsend
- Nattrav Ltd TA WILSON'S AUTO SERVICE CENTRE, Jarrow
- PREMIER VEHICLE CARE LTD, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Parker Automotive Remaps, Wallsend Tyne And Wear
- Rj Mobile Auto Services, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- South Hylton Garage, Sunderland
- Spanner Monkeys NE Limited, Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Stadium Auto Repairs Mobile, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Recent Drive Shaft repair quotes in Newcastle
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