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441 Reviews

Garage in Nottinghamshire, 25 years of experience

I have 25 years of experience in the mechanics industry. After leaving the Royal Engineers I started my mobile mechanic business, originally in Derby. After 7 years, I decided to move to Australia. While t...

253 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 20 years of experience

I have been in the motor trade for the last 20 years I have worked mainly in dealerships and have worked on a wide range of vehicles from cars to hgv I will be able to undertake most jobs at any location if ...

4 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 10 years of experience

We understand how busy life can be so to make things easy we come to you at home at work or out and about. No hassle of booking into a garage. I am a fully qualified mechanic up to IMI level 3 and also have...

100 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Nottinghamshire, 28 years of experience

I began by completing my apprenticeship at a Vauxhall dealership in Grantham and attained my City & Guilds 1-3 qualifications whilst I was there and subsequently spent 5 years with the business. I worked in...

21 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 10 years of experience

I began my career working with my father in his London Fleet Services business in for 4 years working both in the garage and on the mobile arm of the business. I moved to work with Elite Fleet Maintenance f...

11 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 10 years of experience

Fully equipped service centre offering all manner of maintenance and repair services. Free collection and drop off of all vehicles offered. We also have carbon cleaning facilities and the ability to remap v...

42 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Nottinghamshire, 10 years of experience

Now offering Mobile Mechanic Services ●Suspension Replacement ●Computer Diagnostics ●Brake Replacement ●Timing Belt Replacement ●Clutch Replacement ●Full/Interim Service ●General Health Check ●Gene...

125 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Nottinghamshire, 50 years of experience

John owns and runs Premier Vehicle Services. Prior to that began his mechanic career with an apprenticeship in 1970 with a garage in Repton and spent a number of years there before moving on. He worked with ...

51 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 14 years of experience

At The Motor Medics we value your time as much as your custom - that's why we offer a completely free collection and delivery service when you book an MOT, service or repair with us. We understand that peopl...

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 7 years of experience

If you’re looking for affordable quality work carried out by skilled, qualified and experienced technicians and delivered with great customer service in Leicester then you’re in exactly the right place- ABBE...

253 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Nottinghamshire, 15 years of experience

Having done my apprenticeship in an independent garage for 5 years then spending the Last year of the apprenticeship at Volkswagen and spent 7 years thereafter. Left VW for Peugeot then BMW for couple years....

283 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 15 years of experience

Here at grease monkeyz uk we pride ourselves in customer service and quality workmanship! We provide a garage quality service, for less than a garage price, at your choice of location! Our small team of vehi...

210 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 25 years of experience

Hi and Welcome to East Midlands Auto - Highly sought after 'Approved Service & Repair Centre' Renowned for for high Customer Service throughout the car Industry. Offering Main Dealer Service - Not Main Dea...

604 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 10 years of experience

I am a diagnostic technician, qualified MOT tester, Institute of Motor Industry assesor and general mechanic following my father's footsteps who has over 40 years experience in the trade. Having completed my...

2 Reviews

Garage serving Nottinghamshire, 17 years of experience

Been in the mechanic scene for some time working for various company's finally took the jump to start my own business and become mobile to offer a better and easy service for my customers

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Nottinghamshire

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire?

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 Nottinghamshire?

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

Yes, many garages in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire.

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

Yes, Nottinghamshire 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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