CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Estimate for Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $181 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$164 to $224
Labor: $70 -$104
Parts: $94 -$120
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$280 to 361
Average Shop price
$200 to 258
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2004 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.65Shop/Dealer Price$219.08 - $310.70
2001 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$174.38Shop/Dealer Price$215.07 - $304.29
2007 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$175.65Shop/Dealer Price$216.61 - $306.76
1998 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$169.29Shop/Dealer Price$208.68 - $294.07
2012 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$199.70Shop/Dealer Price$246.65 - $354.83
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$220.70Shop/Dealer Price$271.99 - $383.42
2004 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$184.66Shop/Dealer Price$227.93 - $324.88
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$197.30Shop/Dealer Price$243.71 - $350.12
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Parts required for a Subaru Forester CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement

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Robert
26 years of experience
2000 SUBARU OUTBACK - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
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Jason
12 years of experience
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.
1997 SUBARU LEGACY - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT)
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Pete
11 years of experience
It was 9AM appointment at Sunday Morning, as oil change was about 2k miles overdue. I need to use my car a few hours later. He gave me on my cell at 8:53AM from my drive way. That is the 1st pleasant surprise. On time service! He said it would take 1 hour or so to change engine oil and rotate tires. Then, at the end of service, he showed me a few of pictures he took, while he worked on my car to give me an overall condition. While I was having a discussion with him for a few of potential problem areas, I liked a way he talk and is doing a business with me. He is a straight talk person. He mentioned to me this and this would not need a repair service now. However, that one needs to be done. I know my car and have been worked on my trustworthy car many years for many parts. He won't try to sell for everything, but only sell what I do need. I agreed his points. I appreciate his honesty and expertise. If I come back again to get service through this yourmechanics.com, I would choose him, definitely. Oh... He may be work only over a weekend, as he works weekday job at other places. If you need to grep him, go ahead to get a service from him for weekend, until he put more hours into weekday service call. Good job Pete!
2009 SUBARU FORESTER - OIL CHANGE
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Kenneth
11 years of experience
Ken showed up bright and early for my inspection appointment at my house. He was very nice and professional and went through a 150 point inspection check list very thoroughly. Overall, he thought my new used car was in pretty good shape and gave it a clean bill of health. If I have any other work I need done I wouldn't hesitate to reach out to Ken again.
2014 SUBARU FORESTER - PRE-PURCHASE CAR INSPECTION
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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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