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CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Estimate for Lexus ES350

Lexus ES350 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $499 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

YourMechanic Price
$226 to $1006
Labor: $104 -$261
Parts: $122 -$745
Average Dealer price
$380 to 1794
Average Shop price
$278 to 1211
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2007 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$447.22Shop/Dealer Price$557.70 - $791.73
2007 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$595.09Shop/Dealer Price$742.34 - $1048.88
2008 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$432.60Shop/Dealer Price$534.38 - $747.74
2014 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$519.12Shop/Dealer Price$653.97 - $946.72
2016 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1735.59Shop/Dealer Price$2161.76 - $3319.02
2009 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$457.72Shop/Dealer Price$563.14 - $793.37
2017 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1721.09Shop/Dealer Price$2125.25 - $3266.00
2017 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$580.59Shop/Dealer Price$707.21 - $998.28
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CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Service

What are CV Axles and how do they work?

All front wheel drive and all wheel drive cars use CV axles. “CV” is short for constant velocity. You have your engine and transmission in the car. Which are mounted to the body of the car and cannot move up and down with the suspension. [AB2] Then you have the suspension and wheels on the car, which can go up and down to absorb bumps and on the front of the car, steer. The CV axle is a shaft that has two constant velocity joints at either end of it. One end comes out of the transmission, the other end mounts in the wheel hub. The two joints let the axle continue to spin as the suspension travels up and down and you steer the car. An fwd car will have one for both the passenger side and driver’s side. An AWD car will have the same, but additionally two in the rear of the car. Each of the CV joints is covered by a rubber accordion looking boot that holds the grease in and keeps dirt and water out. Because of mileage, environment, and just wear and tear these boots can rip. When they rip, grease escapes, dirt, and water get into the CV joint and can make it wear out. This will often cause a clicking noise from the front of the car while turning.

When to replace your CV axles.

There is no set interval for changing CV axles. They simply wear out over time and unless you have your car regularly inspected by a mechanic you may not know that they have torn boots.

  • You hear a clicking sound when turning while driving from the front of the vehicle
  • You notice lots of heavy black axle grease inside of your wheel or on the ground around your car.
  • Vibration at highway speeds.

How mechanics replace CV axles.

The mechanic will:

  • Verify the axle shaft needs to be replaced.
  • Remove wheel and replace the faulty axle.
  • Torque all fasteners and wheels to factory specifications.
  • Top off any lost transmission fluid
  • Check tire pressure.
  • Perform a road test.

Is it safe to drive with a worn out CV axle?

For a very short period, yes you can. However, over time, you run the risk of having the CV break and leaving you stranded. The CV axle is the only thing that transmits power from your engine and transmission to the wheels. It’s vital to keep you on the road.

When replacing cv axles keep in mind:

  • Your car has multiple axle shafts, but in most cases, only one will need to be replaced.
  • Even if the CV joints or boots are the only parts of the axle to fail, it is often recommended to replace the entire axle.
  • CV axles in climates that have snow and use road salt can seize to the vehicle’s wheel bearing hub. It may require extra parts or labor to replace the CV axle.

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Genaro

11 years of experience
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Genaro
11 years of experience
Lexus ES350 - Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Replacement (Driver Side Front, Passenger Side Front) - Katy, Texas
Very punctual, professional and courteous. Finished the job in 1.5 hours that was estimated to be 3 hours of labor. My preferred mechanic.. Best part of going through "your mechanic" is you get to see the exact part that is being installed. No surprises. Love it.

Breck

18 years of experience
531 reviews
Breck
18 years of experience
Lexus ES350 - Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Replacement (Driver Side Front, Passenger Side Front) - Houston, Texas
Great experience. Breck took the time to explain and educate. Did everything I asked him to in a quick and workman-like manner. Very professional.

Brian

16 years of experience
103 reviews
Brian
16 years of experience
Lexus ES350 - Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Replacement (Passenger Side Front) - Lithonia, Georgia
Brian was great. We shared a few college stories as he prepared the scene. Once he got to work he was all business. Here’s a hint: if you need work, ask for Brian.

Patrick

13 years of experience
404 reviews
Patrick
13 years of experience
Lexus ES350 - Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Replacement (Passenger Side Front) - Mission Viejo, California
Patrick is awesome. He quickly determined that the services the dealer recommended were unnecessary, thus saving me hundreds of dollars. He physically showed me on my vehicle what the issue was, explaining in simple terms, and why no work was required. He is highly trustworthy and honest. Highest rating for Patrick, highly recommended.
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2007 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$447.22Shop/Dealer Price$557.70 - $791.73
2007 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$595.09Shop/Dealer Price$742.34 - $1048.88
2008 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$432.60Shop/Dealer Price$534.38 - $747.74
2014 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$519.12Shop/Dealer Price$653.97 - $946.72
2016 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1735.59Shop/Dealer Price$2161.76 - $3319.02
2009 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$457.72Shop/Dealer Price$563.14 - $793.37
2017 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$1721.09Shop/Dealer Price$2125.25 - $3266.00
2017 Lexus ES350V6-3.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$580.59Shop/Dealer Price$707.21 - $998.28
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