Q: Snapped bolt on front drive shaft. What is name of part? How mych does it cost? Is it hard to replace?

asked by on January 09, 2017

Snapped the bolt on the front end of the front drive shaft. What is the name of this part so i can get a new one and how much should i expect it to cost? Is it hard to replace? Can i do it at home?

My car has 187555 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Wheel Hub Assembly Replacement $142.16 - $633.18 Get a Quote

The inner end of the drive shaft on this vehicle is held within the transmission by a spring steel snap ring. The wheel bearing end of the axle is held on by the axle retaining nut. The wheel bearing hub through which the axle is installed has five threaded studs which are used to mount the wheels. If you are referring to breakage of one of the five studs, the wheel hub assembly has to be removed from the vehicle to effect replacement of the studs. Anytime the hub is disassembled a new wheel bearing has to be installed because the process of disassembly (in a hydraulic press) damages the bearing. If you are replacing one stud, all should be replaced in order to ensure that all are serviceable once everything is re-assembled. If you desire that this service to be performed on a mobile basis, at your home, by a certified mechanic, please request wheel hub assembly replacement.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

Trunk won't open with seat latch

If you normal trunk release will not work to release the trunk then you will need to access the trunk through the rear seat back by removing seat. Once seat back is removed you can access the latch manual release...

CD changer won't eject

This concern is often caused by dirt binding the internal gears, or even 2 discs ending up in the same tray. I would not suggest that you pry or disassemble the changer on your own. Instead, have a certified mechanic...

I have an issue with my Honda City 2004 AC

The problem sounds like you may be having an A/C clutch cycling out due to being low on refrigerant. Another possibility is that the system is overcharged and is putting a large load on the engine, and then kicks out...

How do you adjust the manual seat?

Your car’s driver front seat is highly adjustable, which is a good thing. It ensures that you’re able to find the perfect sitting position for comfortably holding the steering wheel and reaching the pedals without being too close to the...

Brake fuel lines are corroded and the car seems to be leaking gas

Brake lines are under very high pressure when your foot is on the pedal measured in the hundreds of pounds of pressure per square inch. Fuel supply lines are under pressure as well, around 40-65 PSI. The first concern is...

Heater core hose pressure and overheating.

It sounds like you may have a restriction in your heater hose. The cooling system is pressurized and if a restriction exists within one of the hoses, this can cause the hose to pop off of the end the restriction...

Noise while turning

Hi there. A noise when turning can come from a number of different things. If it is a loud clicking noise then it may be a bad CV axle. If the noise is more of a rumble or vibration then...

How do the side air bags work?

In addition to front air bags, your Accord has side air bags designed to inflate during a moderate or severe impact. Sensors detect the impact and calculate the force, sending that information to the car’s computer. Only one...

Car lost power steering, leaking coolant.

Hello it sounds like you have two problems here. Both of theses should be handled sooner than later. For the power steering the fluid level should be checked and see if the belt is on the pulley. If the fluid...

Related articles

How Much Does Physical Damage Affect the Value of a Used Car?
So, So, you've found the perfect used car. The color is right, it has navigation and even a sunroof! As you walk around it in awe, daydreaming about taking it down the highway with your favorite song playing, you see...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Kids
Once Once you have kids, the kind of car you have becomes very important. Suddenly, the amount of space, entertainment features, reliability, safety, and easy to clean interior become the top priorities. Here’s a list of vehicles meant to satisfy...
2012 Honda Odyssey vs. 2012 Mazda 5: Which One Should I Buy?
Passenger vans may be one of the most maligned classes of vehicles. From being called "Mom-mobiles" to being mocked extensively by those who have not experienced the comfort and ease of getting into and out of a van, vans just...