Driveshaft Archives - Brake & Front End
Driveshaft, Axle and Drivetrain Noise FAQs

Follow along to learn more about these unwanted noises.

Why Choosing a New Driveshaft Assembly is the Right Choice

Drive shafts are a very precision balanced and weighted component because they rotate at very high speeds and torque values to turn the wheels. A worn drive shaft can cause problems that affect the drivability of the vehicle and will create symptoms that alert the driver of potential issues that need to be addressed. THE

Diagnostic Test Drive For Drivetrain

A driveshaft center bearing can fail due to the bearing and the rubber isolator.

Mercedes 4MATIC Diagnostics

The Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC all-wheel drive (AWD) systems have been around for a while now.

How Well Do You Know Your Driveshaft?

There are three types of modern driveshafts with multiple configurations.

Driveshaft Center Support Bearings

Spotting center support bearing problems can happen from the moment you put the vehicle in gear to pull it into a bay.

Seven CV Joint Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

If a CV joint fails, it rarely fails on its own. Outside factors can damage a joint worse than cutting a boot with a knife.

Drivetrain: Diagnostic Test Drive

Problems can be spotted from the moment you put the vehicle in gear.

The Problem Is Not In The Transfer Case

The most important part of any repair work is locating the cause of the problem that causes the customer complaint.

VIDEO: Why Do U-Joints Fail?

Uncovering the root cause of a driveline complaint. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

VIDEO: Mileage, Age And Conditions Matter For Belt Replacement

Always first diagnose why the belt needs to be replaced. This video is sponsored by Continental.

Driveshafts: Can 10,000 Applications Really Be Covered By Two Parts?

Shops and part suppliers are always looking for ways to make technicians’ lives a little easier. In recent years, many parts like CV axles, strut/spring assemblies and suspension control arms have been introduced to allow technicians to simply install a complete component instead of repairing parts of the existing assembly. But this parts philosophy does