How to Measure Axle Shaft Length?

Answer An axle shaft applies circular force, or torque, to the wheels of most vehicles. Except for some heavy-duty trucks and lightweight vans, all vehicles require an axle shaft to hold the wheels togeth... Read More »

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How to Measure an Axle Shaft?

Axle shafts are used on most non-commercial vehicles to allow the drive wheels of your vehicle to move in a circular manner. The shafts are located in your tire's wheel well, near the differentials... Read More »

How to Change an Axle Shaft in a Dana Axle?

The axle shaft is located inside the axle, and connects to gears inside the differential and transmits power to your wheels. The axle shaft endures stress and torque. If it fails, you will need to... Read More »

How to Remove an Axle Shaft?

A axle shaft connects the drive wheels to the transmission. Power is transferred from the transmission to the drive wheels though the shaft. The shaft uses two joints, called CV joints, to provide ... Read More »

How to Replace an Axle Shaft?

The axle shaft is a very important part of every vehicle. Although the method to replace one will vary slightly between models, there are general steps common to all.