Lexus GS400 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile technicians offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Get an upfront price

Service Area

Average rating from customers who
received a Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Replacement.
Learn More

$259.75 - $510.32

Price range for all vehicles


YourMechanic Benefits

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Average rating from customers who
received a Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Replacement.
Learn More


CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Estimate for Lexus GS400

Lexus GS400 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $391 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1998 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$792.66Shop/Dealer Price$989.31 - $1467.94
1999 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$444.51Shop/Dealer Price$555.11 - $840.29
1998 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$804.66Shop/Dealer Price$998.54 - $1475.08
2000 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$521.61Shop/Dealer Price$654.43 - $999.64
2000 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$792.66Shop/Dealer Price$984.43 - $1459.39
1998 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$449.51Shop/Dealer Price$557.60 - $840.89
1999 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$516.61Shop/Dealer Price$645.00 - $986.90
2000 Lexus GS400V8-4.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$439.51Shop/Dealer Price$553.21 - $840.71
Show example Lexus GS400 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement prices

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.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

GET A QUOTE FOR YOUR CAR

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Lexus mechanics

Real customer reviews from Lexus owners like you.

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Lexus GS400 Service

Average Rating

5/5

Number of Reviews

26

Rating Summary
26
0
0
0
0
26
0
0
0
0

Nazareth

25 years of experience
87 reviews
Nazareth
25 years of experience
Lexus GS400 - Alternator - Whittier, California
On time great personality Knowledgeable and had all his tools talked me through everything he was goi and went to work Was done pretty quick I would recommend him to any one

Russell

25 years of experience
244 reviews
Russell
25 years of experience
Lexus GS400 - Serpentine/Drive Belt - Alameda, California
Great guy, and detailed when explaining service or problems.

James

28 years of experience
567 reviews
James
28 years of experience
Lexus GS400 - Wheel Stud Replacement (Driver Side Front) - Sanford, Florida
He is a great mechanic, very knowledgeable, and honest. I would recommend him to any one who needs a good mechanic.

Carlos

10 years of experience
77 reviews
Carlos
10 years of experience
Lexus GS400 - Valve Cover Gasket Replacement - Norwalk, California
Carlos came on-site promptly and provided Awesome service. He was very knowledgeable, polite and professional. I am very pleased and impressed with the job. Highly recommend Carlos to anyone.

Excellent Rating


YourMechanic Lexus GS400 Service

Average Rating

5/5

Number of Reviews

26

Rating Summary
26
0
0
0
0
26
0
0
0
0
Red-stars EXCELLENT RATING ON
Number of Lexus GS400 services completed
286+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Lexus MECHANICS
800+
experts on our platform

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1-800-701-6230 · hi@yourmechanic.com