How much does it cost to replace both CV joints?
The costs for a double axle joint replacement are, as you might expect, around twice the cost of a single. Costs can range from $149 to $399 for parts, while parts and labor will range from $235 to $1178 depending on the amount of work involved.
Do you need an alignment after replacing CV joints?
Yes. Anytime you disassemble and reassemble any parts of the suspension or connected components, you will need an alignment afterwards.
How long does it take to replace CV joint?
It would take approximately 30 minutes to replace one axle. If a person actually wanted to repair an axle, if completely broken, then it would have to be welded.
How much does a Mazda 6 CV axle / shaft replacement cost?
Mazda 6 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement at your home or office. Our certified mobile mechanics can come to Los Angeles, CA 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM. How much does a CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement cost? On average, the cost for a Mazda 6 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement is $248 with $143 for parts and $104 for labor.
Is it cheaper to replace an axle shaft or CV joint?
In the vast majority of cases a full replacement of the axle shaft will be recommended, as it the most cost-effective and straightforward way of dealing with a faulty CV joint. A CV joint replacement cost will generally be the same or more as having the axle shaft replaced, and this cost will depend on it being a single or a double replacement.
Why do I need to replace my CV joint?
The most common reason for CV joint failure is a lack of lubrication, which generally means there’s an issue with the boot leaking grease. In the vast majority of cases a full replacement of the axle shaft will be recommended, as it the most cost-effective and straightforward way of dealing with a faulty CV joint.
Can a CV axle be replaced in a rear wheel drive car?
Some all-wheel-drive vehicles and rear-wheel-drive vehicles with independent rear suspensions also use CV axles to transfer engine power to the wheels. CV axles have an inner joint and an outer joint. Either the two CV joints on a drive axle can be replaced separately, if necessary.