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
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$220.68Shop/Dealer Price$271.97 - $383.39
2009 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$197.28Shop/Dealer Price$243.69 - $350.09
2001 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$174.36Shop/Dealer Price$214.99 - $304.17
2006 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$182.00Shop/Dealer Price$224.56 - $319.49
2010 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$220.68Shop/Dealer Price$271.99 - $383.41
2001 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementYourMechanic Price$176.33Shop/Dealer Price$217.42 - $308.06
2002 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$176.82Shop/Dealer Price$218.13 - $309.20
2011 Subaru ForesterH4-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementYourMechanic Price$197.28Shop/Dealer Price$243.68 - $350.08
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Parts required for a Subaru Forester CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement

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Robert
26 years of experience
Excellent service; very professional and thorough.
1999 SUBARU LEGACY - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
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12 years of experience
Excellent services, easy to deal with, very comfortable to communicate and trust worthy. Definitely will use Jason again!!!
2005 SUBARU IMPREZA - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (DRIVER SIDE FRONT, PASSENGER SIDE FRONT)
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2004 SUBARU FORESTER - ALTERNATOR REPAIR
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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 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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