About Driveshaft Replacement
What is the driveshaft? A driveshaft is the cylindrical shaft that transmits the torque from the engine to the wheels. As the output shaft of the transmission rotates it spins the driveshaft, which then turns the ring gear to rotate the wheels.. How do you know your drive shaft needs replacing? Vibrations coming from underneath the vehicle A clunking noise when you shift between drive and reverse or when you accelerate Other unusual noises such as rattling or scraping How is the drive shaft replaced by a mobile mechanic? The broken drive shaft is removed and replaced. A basic safety inspection ćis performed. A road test is done to check the function of the new drive shaft. How important is it to have your drive shaft replaced? When a driveshaft is not working excess pressure is placed on other parts of the vehicle which can cause further damage. If the driveshaft stops working completely, the vehicle will no longer be able to send power to the wheels and you will not be able to drive at all.