Axle/CV Shaft Assembly Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester Axle/CV Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $178 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$170 to $195
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $100 -$115
Average Dealer price
$292 to 323
Average Shop price
$208 to 227
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2004 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.62Shop/Dealer Price$219.05 - $310.66
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$175.63Shop/Dealer Price$216.63 - $306.80
2001 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$184.55Shop/Dealer Price$227.73 - $324.54
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$192.18Shop/Dealer Price$237.30 - $339.86
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$194.49Shop/Dealer Price$240.14 - $344.41
1999 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$180.22Shop/Dealer Price$222.29 - $315.84
2003 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$195.06Shop/Dealer Price$240.94 - $345.69
2000 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$178.18Shop/Dealer Price$219.81 - $311.88
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Robert
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2000 SUBARU OUTBACK - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
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Jason was very swift and precise with his work. I can see his expierence in his craft. I'd want Jason back for all my repairs.
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Jose was great to work with. Very thorough and polite. I recommend him.
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Casey
19 years of experience
Casey was awesome. He arrive a little late, but considering the horrible traffic, totally understandable for a 7PM appointment. Explained the situation and get the work done quickly. Did courtesy inspection and suggested me to change the front pads as well since they start having speaking noise. Will schedule him for the front pad replacement sometime next week, if he is available :p
2012 SUBARU FORESTER - BRAKE PADS REPLACEMENT (REAR)
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All about Axle/CV 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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