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Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in North East Scotland

80 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in North East Scotland, 15 years of experience

I began my career with a local engineering firm where I worked to gain an engineering certificate before getting into the Motor Industry. During my 15 years in the trade I qualified as a HGV/LGV technician a...

119 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 23 years of experience

We are a small independent garage based in the Woodside area of Aberdeen.

29 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 5 years of experience

Kosmo Cars offers a wide range of car mechanic services, including diagnostics, repairs, maintenance, and expert advice to keep your vehicle running smoothly.

69 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 22 years of experience

I started my career in a Fiat/Hyundai dealership for 2 years and completed my apprenticeship with a VW/Audi garage and was there 3 years. I moved to work in auto electrics for 4 years to gain more experie...

10 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 11 years of experience

Gained qualifications through approved city and guilds modern apprenticeship gained through a main dealer

2 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in North East Scotland, 16 years of experience

From routine maintenance like oil changes to complex engine diagnostics, we've got you covered. We're even able to repair light HGVs (up to 7-tonne lorries) and other commercial vehicles. Our services encom...

23 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 25 years of experience

The very latest in diagnostic equipment is available in our workshop and using innovative technology, fault finding has become our specialty. Experienced technicians assure that clients’ vehicles are service...

1 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 11 years of experience

All car and light commercial repairs, Servicing, Mots, Diagnostic Checks, Vehicle Sales

5 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 15 years of experience

15 years experience in the trade gaining experience across a vast range of vehicles, makes and models, working up from apprentice to workshop manager and now business owner.

10 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

We are approachable, honest, knowledgeable and very experienced in diagnosing, problem solving and repairing all types of cars and light commercial vehicles. As a qualified mechanical engineer and MOT tester...

4 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 31 years of experience

We have over 30yrs experience in vehicle repairs, we cover Breakdowns, Services, All Vehicle Repairs, Remapping, MOT's, Mobile Mechanics, Vehicle Recoveries. We're here to help you get your vehicle back o...

5 Reviews

Garage in North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

20+ years in vehicle diagnostic and repairs. with dealership experience in Toyota, Mazda, Peugeot. Mobile auto electrician service with extensive diagnostic equipment on hand at all times. All repairs...

4 Reviews

Garage serving North East Scotland, 20 years of experience

Over 20 years experience in independent garages including bodyshop mechanic and also fiat and kia main dealer carrying out all types of repairs and mot testing

85 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving North East Scotland, 30 years of experience

Having worked in the motor trade for over 30 years I have a wealth of experience working on all types of vehicle from cars to large goods, plant and agricultural vehicles.

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in North East Scotland

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in North East Scotland 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 North East Scotland?

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 North East Scotland?

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 North East Scotland garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?

Yes, many garages in North East Scotland 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 North East Scotland.

Can North East Scotland mobile mechanics do drive shaft repair at my home or office?

Yes, North East Scotland 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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