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Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in Scotland

329 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 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...

45 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 15 years of experience

Started at Royal Mail as a fleet engineer maintaining a fleet of 33,000 vehicles ranging from a Vauxhall combo to a artic Lorries to help keep the Royalmail deliver to every home across Britain 6 days a week...

171 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 10 years of experience

Self employed mechanic covering a large area of central Scotland. No job to big or small.

295 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Scotland, 15 years of experience

Welcome to SAS STEERING ALIGNMENT SERVICES. www.sasalignment.com We will endeavour to get you back on the road as quickly as possible. We are a mobile service covering Scotland . I set-up my own b...

141 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 11 years of experience

Motormall, Jersey. Vag Group/vauxhall Diagnostic Technician Mcevoy Engineering Limited, Stevenson. Storeman/Semi Skilled Labourer Prestwick Airport Maintenance, Ryanair (PAM) Aircraft Maintenance Assis...

80 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in 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...

266 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 10 years of experience

I have been in the trade for over 10 years as a mechanic, working in franchise dealerships & performance targeted garages Including repair of emergency response vehicles. Specialist in all make/model servici...

24 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 20 years of experience

Colin’s was founded in by Colin Evans in 1996. Built up years of experience and achieved a budding reputation for customer service with great rates and prices. Colin’s is an approved and authorised dealer...

115 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Scotland, 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...

19 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 11 years of experience

I have worked in fast fit centres, independent garages and main dealerships Can cover everything from a simple service to brakes and suspension repairs, including all aspects or mot repairs

16 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 12 years of experience

BMW trained technician with 12 years of experience in the trade.

2 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Scotland, 15 years of experience

Having been in the trade for 15 years. I have various areas of experience from dealerships to fast fit garages. We can cover any job needed from minor to engine rebuilds.

3 Reviews

Garage in Scotland, 13 years of experience

Hi, I'm Gav! With 13 years of experience in the industry, I have worked for many well known businesses, plus a few small places too- taking the best from all backgrounds. I have a real passion for ensuring...

56 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Scotland, 25 years of experience

Started in the industry from a very young age. Gaining a good 10 years experience I then decided to get formal qualifications to consolidate the experience I had gained at the ages of 25. I now have about 30...

88 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in 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 Scotland

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in 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 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 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 Scotland garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?

Yes, many garages in 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 Scotland.

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

Yes, 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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