2003 Land Rover Discovery Q&A
2003 Land Rover Discovery Question: u joint
how much to replace u joint?a friend says its bad ang the transmission will fall like it did before ,i replaced the transmission a year ago and the problem is arising again .please help me noone wants to touch it.i need this vehicle ,im a single mom with a autistic child and i need to get to therapys...please help thanks - lmttyler
The rear driveshaft U joint is a flex coupling , the labor to replace would be about an hour. I don't have a price for the part, (may be dealer only for the part). The front drive shaft has three u joints (mechanical traditional type joint). The front joints are about $30 each about .7 each to replace plus .5 hour to remove drive shaft. - patrick mannion
Maybe give this shop a call http://repairpal.com/bobby-likis-car-clinic they are in your area and have great reviews - hemicuda
Front shafts on the Discovery II do not have grease fittings. Very common issue for a front u-joint to go and break causing the shaft to take out the trans. The solution is either getting u-joints with grease fittings or a new front shaft with grease fittings installed. They are available at many locations online for about $350 or so. Easy to install. Replacing the shaft with a factory replacement will cause the problem to reoccur eventually. - ferragame
It also has a vibration, but may be due to the aggressive new off road tires. The clicking noise sounds like a card in the spokes of a bike. the vehicle runs fine and shifts from lo/hi without issu...