CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Estimate for BMW 540i

BMW 540i CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $347 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$178 to $454
Labor: $70 -$288
Parts: $108 -$166
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$309 to 666
Average Shop price
$218 to 507
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1995 BMW 540iV8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$186.70Shop/Dealer Price$241.29 - $347.88
2001 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$427.66Shop/Dealer Price$563.48 - $764.16
1995 BMW 540iV8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$184.55Shop/Dealer Price$238.63 - $343.63
1995 BMW 540iV8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$184.55Shop/Dealer Price$238.67 - $343.70
2001 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$430.97Shop/Dealer Price$567.26 - $770.15
1994 BMW 540iV8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$186.70Shop/Dealer Price$241.28 - $347.86
2003 BMW 540iV8-4.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$431.80Shop/Dealer Price$568.77 - $772.63
1994 BMW 540iV8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$184.55Shop/Dealer Price$238.71 - $343.76
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All about CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement

Axle shafts are commonly referred to as “CV axles” or “half-shafts.” An axle shaft is a narrow, pole-like part that connects a wheel to the gears in the transmission. Axles are part of the system that enables the wheels to rotate. One end of the axle shaft is connected to the transmission and the other end is connected to the wheel. The transmission rotates the axle shafts, which rotates the wheels. Without the axles, the tires will not rotate and the car will not move. Axle shafts are comprised of four components: shaft, CV joints, grease and the boots (grease container). The most common reason for the axle to fail is because of the torn boots (grease leaking out). Without the grease, the CV joints will not get lubricated, dirt will enter the joint and the whole axle will eventually wear out.

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