Volvo S60 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement

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CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Estimate for Volvo S60

Volvo S60 CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $379 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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Labor: $70 -$378
Parts: $95 -$1137
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$287 to 2680
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$205 to 1784
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2018 Volvo S60L4-2.0L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$466.04Shop/Dealer Price$574.25 - $819.12
2002 Volvo S60L5-2.4L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$378.24Shop/Dealer Price$463.34 - $681.42
2009 Volvo S60L5-2.4L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$301.80Shop/Dealer Price$371.18 - $547.98
2013 Volvo S60L5-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$397.64Shop/Dealer Price$494.05 - $715.21
2002 Volvo S60L5-2.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$281.72Shop/Dealer Price$346.32 - $502.06
2009 Volvo S60L5-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$515.80Shop/Dealer Price$617.81 - $819.07
2005 Volvo S60L5-2.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$355.64Shop/Dealer Price$436.56 - $646.11
2004 Volvo S60L5-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$281.72Shop/Dealer Price$345.77 - $501.09
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CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement Service & Cost

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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2003 VOLVO S60 - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (PASSENGER SIDE FRONT) - PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA

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Damian was on time and very professional. I like that he showed me what was going on with my car and shared some of is expertise/knowledge with me concerning my car and the repairs.
2006 VOLVO S60 - AXLE / CV SHAFT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (PASSENGER SIDE FRONT) - CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MARYLAND

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Excellent experience. Chris is the man, and made it happen. He also recommended a few other necessary repairs and showed me why they matter. I'll never use another mechanic. Thanks Chris!
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2018 Volvo S60L4-2.0L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$466.04Shop/Dealer Price$574.25 - $819.12
2002 Volvo S60L5-2.4L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$378.24Shop/Dealer Price$463.34 - $681.42
2009 Volvo S60L5-2.4L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Front ReplacementEstimate$301.80Shop/Dealer Price$371.18 - $547.98
2013 Volvo S60L5-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$397.64Shop/Dealer Price$494.05 - $715.21
2002 Volvo S60L5-2.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$281.72Shop/Dealer Price$346.32 - $502.06
2009 Volvo S60L5-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Driver Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$515.80Shop/Dealer Price$617.81 - $819.07
2005 Volvo S60L5-2.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$355.64Shop/Dealer Price$436.56 - $646.11
2004 Volvo S60L5-2.5L TurboService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front ReplacementEstimate$281.72Shop/Dealer Price$345.77 - $501.09
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