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Some of the Shaft, Final Drive and Axles jobs we offer

  • Camshaft chain cover & gasket replacement
  • Camshaft oil seal replacement - front (SOHC)
  • Camshaft oil seal replacement - rear (SOHC)
  • Camshaft oil seals - front (DOHC)
  • Camshaft oil seals - rear (DOHC)
  • Differential box input seal replacement - rear axle
  • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / driver side
  • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - front outer / passenger side
  • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - rear outer / driver side
  • Driveshaft CV joint replacement - rear outer / passenger side
  • Driveshaft joint gaiter replacement - rear / inner left
  • Driveshaft joint gaiter replacement - rear / inner right
  • Driveshaft joint gaiter replacement - rear / left (both)
  • Driveshaft joint gaiter replacement - rear / outer left
  • Driveshaft joint gaiter replacement - rear / outer right
  • Driveshaft joint gaiter replacement - rear / right (both)
  • Driveshaft replacement - front / driver side
  • Driveshaft replacement - front / passenger side
  • Driveshaft replacement - rear / driver side
  • Driveshaft replacement - rear / passenger side
  • Driveshaft seal replacement - front / inner left
  • Driveshaft seal replacement - front / inner right
  • Driveshaft seal replacement - rear / inner left
  • Driveshaft seal replacement - rear / inner right
  • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - both left
  • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - both right
  • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner left
  • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - inner right
  • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer left
  • Front driveshaft CV joint gaiter replacement - outer right
  • Stub axle replacement (rear axle) - driver side
  • Stub axle replacement (rear axle) - passenger side
  • Wheel bearing replacement - front (driver side)
  • Wheel bearing replacement - front (passenger side)
  • Wheel bearing replacement - rear (driver side)
  • Wheel bearing replacement - rear (passenger side)

Want to learn more about Shaft, Final Drive and Axles inspection, repair & replacements?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What is a CV joint on a car?

A CV joint, or constant velocity, is a type of ball joint that is commonly used on the drive axles of cars. It connects the drive shafts of a car to the wheels and is generally found in front-wheel drive vehicles but can also be found in some cars with four-wheel drive.

 How much does it cost to replace an axle?

You can expect the pay anywhere between £150 - £400 to replace an axle. The exact cost will depend on a number of factors including the make and model of the car as well as the local labour charges.

How long does it take to replace a rear axle?

Replacing a rear axle can take anywhere from 1 hour to 4 hours depending on the repairs needed, associated car parts needed and the make and model of the vehicle.

Can you drive with a broken rear axle?

No, you will not be able to drive with a broken rear axle and it is highly unsafe if you attempt to do so. The axles are what transfers the power from the transmission to the wheels.

 What are signs of a bad axle?

Common signs of a bad axle may include:

  • Clicking noise when turning
  • Vibration while driving
  • Feeling of looseness in steering wheel
  • Rumbling noise from underside of the vehicle

How much does a Shaft, Final Drive and Axles inspection, repair & replacement cost?

Check out the ClickMechanic price for a shaft, final drive and axles inspection, repair & replacement, and find out what you would pay at a franchise dealer. We use industry standard data & millions of data points so you know what you should be paying. We have shaft, final drive and axles inspection, repair & replacement prices for 53 different manufacturers.

Name ClickMechanic Click Mechanic average Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

£271 £271 - £473 Get exact price

Aston Martin

£219 £282 - £282 Get exact price

Audi

£270 £308 - £452 Get exact price

Austin

£141 £212 - £213 Get exact price

Bentley

£304 £398 - £418 Get exact price

BMW

£329 £341 - £523 Get exact price

Chevrolet

£234 £201 - £410 Get exact price

Chrysler

£273 £233 - £453 Get exact price

Citroen

£254 £307 - £464 Get exact price

Dacia

£320 £384 - £474 Get exact price

Daewoo

£141 £198 - £238 Get exact price

Daihatsu

£230 £253 - £369 Get exact price

Dodge

£200 £208 - £359 Get exact price

DS

£158 £223 - £223 Get exact price

Ferrari

£234 £302 - £302 Get exact price

Fiat

£220 £236 - £365 Get exact price

Ford

£215 £214 - £385 Get exact price

Honda

£272 £281 - £410 Get exact price

Hyundai

£260 £271 - £417 Get exact price

Infiniti

£232 £321 - £321 Get exact price

Isuzu

£227 £333 - £333 Get exact price

Iveco

£271 £433 - £454 Get exact price

Jaguar

£263 £308 - £446 Get exact price

Jeep

£317 £246 - £467 Get exact price

Kia

£222 £203 - £357 Get exact price

Land Rover

£318 £330 - £556 Get exact price

LDV

£280 £263 - £431 Get exact price

Lexus

£399 £465 - £661 Get exact price

Maserati

£209 £270 - £270 Get exact price

Mazda

£284 £302 - £496 Get exact price

Mercedes-Benz

£313 £348 - £546 Get exact price

MG

£149 £204 - £249 Get exact price

MINI

£333 £348 - £498 Get exact price

Mitsubishi

£243 £258 - £436 Get exact price

Nissan

£257 £234 - £470 Get exact price

Perodua

£140 £202 - £216 Get exact price

Peugeot

£247 £284 - £433 Get exact price

Peugeot Talbot

£244 £379 - £399 Get exact price

Porsche

£304 £383 - £501 Get exact price

Proton

£147 £185 - £228 Get exact price

Renault

£212 £242 - £376 Get exact price

Rover

£109 £152 - £190 Get exact price

Saab

£261 £297 - £373 Get exact price

SEAT

£230 £259 - £367 Get exact price

Skoda

£252 £285 - £403 Get exact price

Smart

£262 £290 - £385 Get exact price

Ssangyong

£190 £287 - £305 Get exact price

Subaru

£231 £243 - £390 Get exact price

Suzuki

£202 £232 - £343 Get exact price

Toyota

£301 £326 - £521 Get exact price

Vauxhall

£275 £253 - £469 Get exact price

Volkswagen

£247 £276 - £415 Get exact price

Volvo

£260 £286 - £402 Get exact price

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  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Lotus
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a shaft, final drive and axles inspection, repair & replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on 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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Recent Shaft, Final Drive and Axles inspection, repair & replacement quotes

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£159.02

Wheel bearing replacement - front (driver side)

Renault Clio
Herne Bay
£211.57

Wheel bearing replacement - rear (passenger side)

Toyota Yaris
Bootle
£180.75

Wheel bearing replacement - front (driver side)

Ford Focus
South Ockendon
£196.56

Wheel bearing replacement - front (passenger side)

Peugeot 207
Peterborough