Top Mechanics For Drive Shaft Repair & Replacements in Staffordshire
Garage in Staffordshire, 12 years of experience
After completing my nvq qualifications in collage, I decided that being stuck in a workshop was not where I wanted to be… I progressed myself as a hgv driver in the breakdown industry working with car and co...
ANDREW, BURTON-UPON-TRENT • 9th March 2023
Peugeot 208 • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer right
Mobile mechanic in Staffordshire, 10 years of experience
Ive been a mechanic for 10 years im hybrid trained and level 3 trained technician ive worked for a major leading company and decided to run my own business im also mot trained so have a good understanding of...
ADRIAN, WOLVERHAMPTON • 15th February 2023
Ford C-MAX • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner right
Garage in Staffordshire, 9 years of experience
Mots class 4 5 and 7. All repair work servicing, brakes , tyres , exhaust and clutches.
Garage in Staffordshire, 20 years of experience
A served mechanic with a background in main-dealerships. 13 years with Ford and an MOT tester for 10 years. Working on all makes and models over the 20 years in the trade.
Mobile mechanic in Staffordshire, 12 years of experience
I began my career with my apprenticeship in Poland before coming to the UK. My first role in the UK was with 4 Cars in Yardley, Birmingham for 7 years before moving across to Whittaker Fleet Care for around ...
Garage in Staffordshire, 15 years of experience
I gained my NVQ level 1&2 qualifications through City College Birmingham. Since gaining my qualifications I have always been self employed and initially I contracted for various garages around Birmingham for...
KATIE, West Midlands • 5th January 2022
Volkswagen Golf • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer right
Garage in Staffordshire, 21 years of experience
Midland Autocare Ltd has been operating since 1997 in Walsall, West Midlands. We offer a complete range of motor vehicle services which include tyres sales, general motor repairs for both cars & light commer...
Garage in Staffordshire, 7 years of experience
Servicing Plug in Diagnostic checks Brakes Mechanical Pre-purchase Inspections
Garage in Staffordshire, 20 years of experience
City MOT has been around since 2011. We are a family run business and the team of 6 MOT testers and 4 mechanics are fully qualified for your peace of mind. The workshop offers 5 ramps and 2 MOT test lanes fo...
1. The collection of my car cost me £50 to the driver.
2. Following 4 unsuccessful attempts to obtain a drive-shaft the garage used my own spare which cost me £34! This means I paid £84 over and above the fee charged by yourselves.
I was personally collected this morning to go and get my car back and I am quite happy with that. Good service from friendly people but dearer than expected.”
HAZEL, West Midlands • 25th July 2020
Mobile mechanic in Staffordshire, 20 years of experience
I began my career with Formula 1 Auto Centres as a tyre & exhaust fitter for around 1 year. I wanted to gain my proper qualifications so I studied at college to gain my NVQ Level 2 and 3 and subsequently I...
MATT, Birmingham • 31st December 2016
Garage serving Staffordshire, 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...
RYAN, LILLESHALL • 13th April 2021
Land Rover Freelander • Driveshaft replacement - front / driver side
Garage serving Staffordshire, 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...
Garage serving Staffordshire, 23 years of experience
I have 23 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...
PAUL, Derby • 25th September 2016
Peugeot 206 • Driveshaft seal replacement - front / inner left
Garage serving Staffordshire, 6 years of experience
Passionate about what I do, offer the best I can to everyone. Many years of experience.
BOB, Birmingham • 14th October 2017
Jaguar X-Type • Driveshaft replacement - front / driver side
Mobile mechanic serving Staffordshire, 45 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 ...
Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Staffordshire
Read our answers to questions about drive shaft repair costs, symptoms and more.
What does a drive shaft replacement in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire?
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 Staffordshire?
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 Staffordshire garages offer home collection and delivery for drive shaft repair?
Yes, many garages in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire.
Can Staffordshire mobile mechanics do drive shaft repair at my home or office?
Yes, Staffordshire 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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Mechanics in and around Staffordshire
- D R Automotive Ltd, Stone
- G&S Autos Centre Ltd, Cannock
- Iss Motors, Aberystwyth
- Joey Auto Group LTD, Rugeley
- M.E.Automotive, Hednesford
- P J MOTORS, Hednesford
Recent Drive Shaft repair quotes in Staffordshire
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