What is a Driveshaft?

Answer 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.

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What is the driveshaft length on a'94 wrangler?

For lift between 1 to 3 inches, the length of a drive shaft in a 1994 Jeep Wrangler is 16 inches collapsed, and 20 inches expanded. For a 4 inch lift, the length of a drive shaft is 17 inches colla... Read More »

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

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 »

Changing a Driveshaft?

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 »

How to Change a Driveshaft?

An engine's power is transferred to the transmission, which allows the engine to produce power within optimal engine speeds. However, all of that power must then be transferred to the differential ... Read More »