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CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Estimate for Mazda 3

Mazda 3 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $248 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$190 to $538
Labor: $70 -$200
Parts: $120 -$338
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$338 to 921
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$238 to 642
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2010 Mazda 3L4-2.3L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$328.27Shop/Dealer Price$404.43 - $599.81
2018 Mazda 3L4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$485.34Shop/Dealer Price$593.40 - $842.00
2015 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$367.13Shop/Dealer Price$450.91 - $670.76
2013 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$344.69Shop/Dealer Price$424.19 - $628.21
2005 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$399.07Shop/Dealer Price$494.85 - $744.76
2007 Mazda 3L4-2.3LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$331.69Shop/Dealer Price$408.08 - $609.77
2010 Mazda 3L4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$449.23Shop/Dealer Price$548.84 - $812.97
2012 Mazda 3L4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$449.23Shop/Dealer Price$552.62 - $819.58
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What is the Axle/CV Shaft Assembly all about?

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.

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.

How it's done:

  • Verify the axle shaft needs to be replaced.
  • Remove wheel and replace faulty axle.
  • Torque all fasteners and wheels to factory specifications.
  • Check tire pressure.
  • Perform road test.

Our recommendation:

Every time you get a major service, the mechanic should perform a basic safety inspection that includes a visual inspection of the axles and boots. If there is grease found around the tires, it is likely that CV boots are leaking. Also, if you hear a loud clicking noise when you make a turn, it can mean that the axles are bad and need replacement.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Axle/CV Shaft Assembly?

  • Loud clicking noise in front or rear of the car when making a turn.
  • You may notice grease on the inner edges of the tires.
  • Vibration when driving.

How important is this service?

Axle shafts connect your transmission to your wheels. When you step on the gas pedal, the transmission gears turn the axle shafts, which then turn the wheels. Broken axle shafts will not rotate, and there will be no connection between your transmission and your wheels; as a result, your wheels will not move.

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Damian

8 years of experience
141 reviews
Damian
8 years of experience
Damian was on time and replaced the CV shaft assembly in a very short time. I have been very pleased with his work.
2007 MAZDA 3 - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT) - MELBOURNE, FLORIDA

Chris

15 years of experience
202 reviews
Chris
15 years of experience
he was very professional! He explained everything and every step. Would definitely recommend him!
2007 MAZDA 3 - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT) - HOUSTON, TEXAS

Joseph

24 years of experience
351 reviews
Joseph
24 years of experience
Joseph is an all around great guy with enthusiasm and a positive attitude. My appointment was originally scheduled for 3:15pm, we had been messaging throughout the day as he was settling the few concerns I had about the upcoming service. Turns out that he was able to come to me 2 hours early! In fact, he beat me to my house. Friendly guy with a evident joy for what he does! I can not say enough about how impressed I am by his service. Did I mention he completed the job in one hour when it was expected to take 3+ !!!!?? I know where my business is going for the forseeable future no matter what the issue may be, I just hopoe he doesn't mind :)
2010 MAZDA 3 - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT) - RICHMOND, TEXAS

Gerron

31 years of experience
118 reviews
Gerron
31 years of experience
Once again Your Mechanic and Gerron have come to my rescue--earning an excellent rating in all departments.
2013 MAZDA 3 - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT) - BEAVERTON, OREGON
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2010 Mazda 3L4-2.3L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$328.27Shop/Dealer Price$404.43 - $599.81
2018 Mazda 3L4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$485.34Shop/Dealer Price$593.40 - $842.00
2015 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$367.13Shop/Dealer Price$450.91 - $670.76
2013 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$344.69Shop/Dealer Price$424.19 - $628.21
2005 Mazda 3L4-2.0LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$399.07Shop/Dealer Price$494.85 - $744.76
2007 Mazda 3L4-2.3LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$331.69Shop/Dealer Price$408.08 - $609.77
2010 Mazda 3L4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$449.23Shop/Dealer Price$548.84 - $812.97
2012 Mazda 3L4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$449.23Shop/Dealer Price$552.62 - $819.58
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