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Garage in Leeds, 19 years of experience

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Mobile mechanic in London , 14 years of experience

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Garage in Bicester, 16 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about Toyota drive shaft repair & replacements

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

What does a drive shaft replacement on my Toyota 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 Toyota 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 on my Toyota?

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 Toyota 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 on Toyota?

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.

What happens when your drive shaft goes out on my Toyota?

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.

What causes Toyota a driveshaft to break?

A drive shaft must rotate extremely fast to do its job, so it must stay weighted down and balanced precisely. If the car is backed up into another object, the impact can disrupt this balance and cause the drive shaft to break. Sometimes even hitting a curb too abruptly can break the drive shaft.

Lack of lubrication can sometimes also cause damage to the driveshaft and its related components.

What is the average lifespan of Toyota driveshafts?

You can usually expect it to last 70,000 miles or even the entire lifetime of a car in an ideal situation. How long the drive shaft lasts depends a lot on driving habits, vehicle modifications and other external factors.

Can local garages offer home collection and delivery for Toyota drive shaft repair?

Yes, many local garages are able to offer collection and delivery for a drive shaft repair on your Toyota. 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 on your Toyota.

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

Yes, mobile mechanics can do a drive shaft repair at your home or office on your Toyota, 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.

How much does a Toyota drive shaft repair cost?

The cost for a Toyota drive shaft repair depends on the model of your Toyota. See the averages for different models below. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying.

Name Average Cost
Toyota Auris £531 Get exact price
Toyota Avensis £347 Get exact price
Toyota Avensis Verso £402 Get exact price
Toyota AYGO £292 Get exact price
Toyota Camry £360 Get exact price
Toyota Carina E £288 Get exact price
Toyota Celica £170 Get exact price
Toyota Corolla £456 Get exact price
Toyota Corolla Verso £315 Get exact price
Toyota Hi-Lux £840 Get exact price
Toyota iQ £530 Get exact price
Toyota Land Cruiser £235 Get exact price
Toyota Land Cruiser Amazon £256 Get exact price
Toyota MR2 £188 Get exact price
Toyota Picnic £148 Get exact price
Toyota Previa £198 Get exact price
Toyota Prius £292 Get exact price
Toyota Proace £263 Get exact price
Toyota RAV4 £467 Get exact price
Toyota Starlet £131 Get exact price
Toyota Verso £488 Get exact price
Toyota Yaris £351 Get exact price
Toyota Yaris Verso £220 Get exact price

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  • Toyota Hi-Ace
  • Toyota Land Cruiser Colorado
  • Toyota Urban Cruiser
  • Toyota Verso S
  • Toyota Paseo
  • Toyota Dyna
  • Toyota GT86
  • Toyota Coaster

Estimates on average repair costs, such as the above results for a drive shaft repair, are based on ClickMechanic's quote data which combines multiple third-party sources. Actual costs may vary. We provide estimates on average repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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