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194 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 8 years of experience

Mobile mechanic services covering servicing, maintenance, oil change, brakes, MOT appointments and failure repairs, as well as bodywork repair and painting. Previous experience in a BMW service centre as ...

Sms

1166 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 20 years of experience

Jon owns and operates SMS Autocare and has been running the business for over 15 years in the Slough area. Prior to setting up SMS Autocare Jon completed his apprenticeship and was then a mobile mechanic for...

652 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 12 years of experience

I started my career with Kwik-Fit when I was 16 for a number of years understanding the trade. I moved to work for a few independent garages for around 4 years before working with Vauxhall for 3 years and su...

11 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 11 years of experience

Welcome to SBL Mobile Tyres & Autocare! Your ultimate solution for quality and reliability. When talking about SBL Mobile Tyres & Autocare you can expect the following: - 100% Satisfaction. - Our expert...

54 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 30 years of experience

I have more than 25 years experience in repairing cars and vans. Some of the services we do include Engine Service, Brakes, Tyres, Clutches, Timing Belts and so much more. We are also able to offer body work...

23 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 17 years of experience

Here at MOT Village we have been running for the last 8 years with our skilled mechanics. We specialise in Class 7 heavy goods. Our customers will always be our first priority. And we make sure to provid...

106 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 12 years of experience

We offer everything you need from a modern state-of-the art workshop – with transparent charges and excellent customer service at the heart of everything we do. Our team of dedicated service professionals ar...

316 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 25 years of experience

DK Autos specialise in all aspects of vehicle repairs, servicing and MOT's, with 24hour recovery breakdown service. We offer a vehicle collection and return service for all of our customers. We appreciate ...

175 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 25 years of experience

Mobile mechanic service in the TW area and covers 5 mile radius Works on all makes and models

148 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 16 years of experience

We are a fully mobile vehicle repair/diagnostics service. With 15 years experience you can rely on us to come to you to save you any hassle of visiting a garage. We use the latest diagnostic technology to...

335 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 13 years of experience

I've been a mechanic since I left school in 2003. I've been self employed since September 2016. I offer full mechanical services on all makes/model of vehicle. I pride myself in the work I undertake and make...

17 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 17 years of experience

My career began at an independent Saab car garage for around a year before moving to Mercedes to work on commercial vehicles and I completed a 3 year apprenticeship before moving to Ford/IVECO for 6 years. I...

159 Reviews

Garage in Surrey, 40 years of experience

I completed my apprenticeship with Blox Services in London and subsequetly spent 13 years there before the business closed down. My move after Blox Services was to a well known security company called Securi...

108 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 15 years of experience

I started my automotive career when I left school in Hungary in the 1990's. I then went to college and studied automotive technical engineering. Following this I worked at a local independent garage for 5 ye...

114 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Surrey, 7 years of experience

Worked in a independent garage in Lewisham. Briefly at Kwik Fit. Ford main Dealership 3 years. Range Rover main dealer 2-3 months.

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Surrey

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in Surrey 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 Surrey?

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 Surrey?

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

Yes, many garages in Surrey 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 Surrey.

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

Yes, Surrey 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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