Are axles expensive?

1 Answer:
  • Sharom AQ
    On average, you can expect it to cost between $880 and $959 to replace your car axle shaft, depending on the type of car you drive and which axle is broken. However, it's possible that you'll just need to repair your axle rather than replace it.
  • Can you drive a car with only one CV axle?

    You can drive your car for some time without the CV axle. However, the car may stop unexpectedly. The CV axle is what transfers power from the engine to the wheels.6 sept 2021
  • How long can you go with a damaged CV joint?

    It could take weeks, months, or years. But the average lifespan of a bad CV axle is around five to six months. Knowing this does not merely mean to stretch the deadline a little bit. You might be thinking that you can save more money by postponing the checkup for your ATV/UTV.
  • Do axle nuts need washers?

    Expert Reply: Yes, there should be a washer of some type between the spindle nut and the bearing on your trailer. The washer protects the back side of the bearing from the edges and points on the back side of the spindle nut.
  • How often should CV joints be replaced?

    70,000 to 130,000 miles
    Constant Velocity Joint Replacement

    Question: When do you need to replace a constant velocity joint? Answer: CV joints last from 70,000 to 130,000 miles, and over, but technicians recommend that they be inspected periodically.
  • Why does the drive shaft need to be able to flex and move with the car?

    Poor Lubrication

    The axle joint that's in the CV axle assembly needs proper lubrication to function efficiently. When the joints are properly greased they provide the drive axle with the flexibility it needs to be able to flex and move depending on the road conditions.
    15 feb 2020