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91 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 25 years of experience

I am a fully qualified Mechanic with over 20 years’ experience in completing a variety of tasks to a high standard. Some examples of which are: General services Maintenance work Break repairs and m...

85 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 20 years of experience

Cardiff Trade Centre is an amalgamation with Speedo Auto which was previously trading for over 10 years. The new business began trading in 2014. We operate a 4 ramp workshop with 7 staff and carry out all re...

140 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 14 years of experience

My name is Jamie and I have worked in the motor trade since starting my apprenticeship at the age of 16 after which I gained my City and guilds / NVQ level 3 qualification. I have experience working on a wid...

4 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Wales, 30 years of experience

Here at West Wales Mobile Mechanics we offer a professional, quality service from a mechanic with nearly 30 years experience working with private and agricultural vehicles. Giles is an Ex A.A Patrol and qua...

182 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 4 years of experience

Capital MOT & Service Centre are a local, highly reliable garage offering MOT tests, services and a complete range of car maintenance repairs.All makes and models of cars, vans, MPV’s and large goods vehicle...

100 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Wales, 30 years of experience

With over 30 years of experience, I work on all makes and models doing anything from diagnostics inspections to services. We aim to provide the best customer service possible, coming out mobile to your home ...

204 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 20 years of experience

The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...

296 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 18 years of experience

I have been in the trade for well over 10 years in the trade and have gained all my experience within the trade throughout that time. I began at M&L Motors in Mitcham Junction, Surrey for 3 years then I move...

1310 Reviews

Garage serving Wales, 14 years of experience

I started my apprenticeship when I left school at the age of 15. I’ve been fully qualified for 11+ years with NVQ level 1, 2 and 3. I’ve been an MOT tester for 10 years. Here at Jamie’s mobile mechanic w...

196 Reviews

Mobile mechanic serving Wales, 24 years of experience

Here at KPL Auto services all aspects of work are carried out by myself to the highest standard. I have worked in the motor trade for 22 years since leaving school in 1998 and going straight into a mechanic...

395 Reviews

Garage serving Wales, 24 years of experience

I began my career on the YTS scheme through an independent Ford garage. I spent some time working in independent garages gaining experience on a range of makes & models. I moved into a dealership environmen...

129 Reviews

Garage in Corsham, 10 years of experience

I began my career studying at City of Bristol College to gain my NVQ qualifications. My first role was with All About Bikes in Bristol for over 3 years before moving to Porsche Mode for 12 months then onto a...

84 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 5 years of experience

Welcome to Red Garage Cardiff, where customer satisfaction is our driving force. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service with a commitment to open communication and professionalism. At Red Gar...

29 Reviews

Garage in Wales, 10 years of experience

We are a High performance specialist specialising in all things VAGroup from the mighty VW UP to the Audi R8 and everything in-between. We are equipped to deal with all of your needs on all makes and models ...

43 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Wales, 20 years of experience

Light vehicles maintenance and repairs HGV experience Plant and forklift experience Capable of changing timing belts, diagnostic and most repairs

Frequently asked questions about drive shaft repair & replacements in Wales

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

What does a drive shaft replacement in Wales 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 Wales?

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 Wales?

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

Yes, many garages in Wales 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 Wales.

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

Yes, Wales 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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