Changing a Driveshaft?

Answer The driveshaft on your vehicle helps transfer rotating power from the transmission to the rear wheels. However, if the driveshaft is damaged, it must be replaced. Fortunately, most rear-wheel-drive... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Changing a Driveshaft

What is a Driveshaft?

A driveshaft is one of the most basic parts of an automobile. No matter the age of your vehicle, if it is not a front-wheel drive, it probably has at least one driveshaft.

How to Check a Driveshaft?

Driveshafts are made of steel and aluminum and contain U joints that permit the shaft to turn at angles. When driveshafts are manufactured, they are balanced by a weight welded on the sides. The si... Read More »

Removal of a BMW Driveshaft?

The drive shaft on your BMW connects the transmission (which in turn is connected to the engine) to the rear differential, which turns the rear axle. The drive shaft uses U-joints to transfer kinet... Read More »

How to Install a Driveshaft?

A driveshaft is a necessary component of any rear wheel drive vehicle. This is the assembly that transmits the engine's power from the transmission to the differential. Depending on the make and mo... Read More »