What is a Driveshaft?

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

We also have 173 owner problems that mention it.

What problems can be caused by a faulty Driveshaft?
173 problems that mention the Driveshaft

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It seems that the 4x4 is not disengadgiing on driver side front

4x4 not disengeing on driver side.makes Bit of noise as well.

2014 Ssangyong Rexton Estate
Posted: Jun 24, 2022
Knocking noise when applying full lock

whirling noise when travelling, not when stationary. knocking noise when apply full lock

2006 Mitsubishi Shogun warrior 3.2d
Posted: Jun 12, 2022
Grinding noise when turning left on Fiat Panda Cross (Brakes have all been stripped)

A grinding sound has started over the last 1,000 miles (Car has now done 85,000 Miles 1 owner) , noise is more noticeable when turning left. I have had it in a friendly garage who stripped all brakes ...

2015 Fiat Panda RHD 0.9 Cross
Posted: May 11, 2022
Gear box noise

Hi hoping someone can help I have a whining noise coming from underneath gear stick had a look under car and I can see a oil leak what seems to be coming from driveshaft seal that goes into transfer b...

2012 Vauxhall Antara CDTI
Posted: Mar 28, 2022
Goes in gear but nothing

Driving along motorway car starting high reving then burning smell, stopped took out of gear and heard a massive clunk, then went back into gar but car wouldnt move.

2010 Nissan Pixo 1.0 petrol
Posted: Mar 13, 2022
I have a fox and when driving there is a clunking noise I have been advised that it’s is not the drive shaft any ideas

I have a fox and when driving there is a clunking noise I have been advised that it’s is not the drive shaft any ideas

2007 Volkswagen Fox Grey
Posted: Feb 13, 2022

My Polo has a whistling sound from the engine and makes a sound when doing sharp turns.

2015 Volkswagen Polo 1.4
Posted: Jan 5, 2022
2007 suzuki swift manual will engage gears but when I let the clutch out it won't move and when car is off and I start it in gear it doesn't move

Car won't move when I release clutch and yes it is selecting gears even with engine off I put it in gear and try and start it and it doesn't move

2007 Suzuki Swift 1.5l
Posted: Nov 19, 2021
N/S front Vibration

Hi, I have n/s front vibration when traveling at motorway speed 70-80mph, I can feel vibration coming through the floor and feel it in the steering wheel, balancing and tracking has been done on it an...

2018 Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 Sri
Posted: Nov 11, 2021
Knocking at front suspension at low speed

Knocking coming from front end o/s and n/s when going round a corner at very low Speed

2010 Peugeot 207 1.4petrol
Posted: Oct 16, 2021
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