Approximately how much will it cost to repair a drive shaft
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E430
Question: DRIVE SHAFT
Answer #1patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 22, 2009, 15:54Master
The rear half shafts are about 2.2 hours to remove and replace each (differential out to each rear wheel).
I don't have times on replacing the main drive shaft that goes from the transmission to the rear differential.
The flex couplings look like this image
this site may be helpful
Answer #2Valleyautotech September 22, 2009, 17:02Master
The book time to R & I the driveshaft including the center support bearing and joint disc is approx 2.8 hours plus the defective parts
Replymonica45, September 23, 2009, 06:39Enthusiast
Thank you for your answer; however, I'm looking for a ball park figure in replacing the drive shaft. Can anyone give me a dollar amount on this repair? Thanks.
Replymonica45, September 23, 2009, 06:44Enthusiast
Thank you answer #2 very good website.
Answer #3Visitor, July 12, 2010, 19:28
what' the cost to repair the drive shaft