Driveshaft Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Driveshaft is part of the car Gearbox and Drivetrain system. We have 4 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 156 owner problems that mention it.

4 Symptoms of Driveshaft Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 156 owner submitted problems mentioning the Driveshaft - see more problems .

Shuddering throughout the car at 1,600 rpm at any speed and gear.

The sound is a little like the car is in the wrong gear but the engine is typically just turning over at this point, oft...

2013 Land Rover Freelander SD4 HSE
Posted: Nov 13, 2020
No drive, driveshaft fell out as a circlip was left off during manufacture

Whilst turning on full lock, I lost drive entirely. Had to call the AA, he found that the nearside driveshaft had fell o...

2016 Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 DTI grand tourer
Posted: Oct 4, 2020
Knocking/ grating noise/vibration from front end. Not engine problem.

I'm getting an intermittent knocking or grating noise. I know its not the engine because its most evident when I freewhe...

2011 Seat Ibiza 1.2 tdi ecomotive copa V
Posted: Jun 24, 2019

Tapping sound from front driver side in synk with wheel rotation. Started after a full lock right turn. Any help appreci...

2009 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6
Posted: May 12, 2019
Electrical issues

Hi there, was hoping for one or two pointers with my Peugeot, It has a number of electrical issues all of which have a...

2003 Peugeot 307 1.6 SE
Posted: Apr 15, 2019
Clutch shuddering.

Hi Im writing this regarding my sisters car. As she is having no end of problems so want ideally for her to go back to t...

2005 Peugeot 206 1.6cc quicksilver
Posted: Jan 7, 2019
Mk6 Fiesta flywheel/gearbox issue??

I've just picked up a cheap 2003 1.4 petrol Fiesta with around 118000 miles on the clock. I'm noticing a significant ...

2003 Ford Fiesta 1.4 Zetec
Posted: Jan 5, 2019
Clicking sound from steering

Clicking sound from the steering when turning the steering wheel. Any suggestions.

2008 Toyota Auris 1.4 luna
Posted: Jul 10, 2018
Gearbox fault or driveshaft causing problems?

Posted a couple of days ago regarding this car and a faulty driveshaft. The car has just been in a garage and needs a r...

2010 Peugeot 3008 1.6 hdi exclusive semi auto
Posted: Apr 20, 2018
Knocking whilst turning

Peugeot 3008 car has done 94k When turning 3/4-full lock there is a large knocking sound coming from the underneath its...

2010 Peugeot 3008 1.6hdi exclusive
Posted: Apr 18, 2018
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