What Is the Difference Between a Driveshaft & an Axle Shaft?

Answer Modern motor vehicle construction involves thousands of parts, making it inevitable that some components will have similar names yet different functions. Various shafts, such as driveshafts and axl... Read More »

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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 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 »

CV Axle Shaft Specifications?

Replacing or maintaining CV joints, axles or joint shafts varies between vehicle. Some CV joints pop in and out of place from the drive axle, while others require more advanced automotive technicia... Read More »