Replacement Drive Axle
A worn or damaged drive axle can literally stop your wheels from turning, and since spinning wheels are technically the entire point of owning a car, this is not a good thing. So when it comes time to find a drive axle replacement, you don't want to waste any time. And ideally, while you're not wasting time you'd rather not be wasting any money. That's why the drive axle prices and selection at BuyAutoParts.com proves indispensable to the axle parts shopper - simply select your year, make and model into the convenient browsing filter, and go straight to the selection of drive axles specifically suited to your vehicle. It sounds about as simple as it is, which is all the more amazing when you consider how relatively complicated the drive axle design turns out to be.
Because a drive axle is way more complicated than just a metal rod that gets rotated by movement of the drive shaft. For the type of smooth operation we expect from our modern vehicles, your car's outside wheels need to speed up on turns even while the inside wheels slow down. You want your tires to find traction and exert greater torque where more rubber meets the road on uneven pavement, and the axle, in conjunction with your car's suspension, allows this to happen.
Unfortunately, in the doing so, a drive axle can be vulnerable to bumps, large rocks and other debris in the road, and it's not uncommon for it do be damaged while driving over potholes or rough terrain. Some damage will be immediately obvious - for example, if the axle no long holds or spins the wheel, or if it's bent so badly it makes your car wobble as it goes. But sometimes the extent of breakage can be subtle, and you'll need to know what to listen for. Cracking and clicking sounds coming from your car's under chassis could be a sign that a drive axle requires replacement, immediately.
The cost of repairs never makes anyone happy, but one key way to save is to buy your own replacement parts rather than let your mechanic do it for you for a non-negotiable price including markups and fees. When you buy your axle parts from BuyAutoParts.com, not only will you save money in this way, but free shipping within the continental US ensures you don't spend a dime more than you need to in order to get tested quality, and the right fit for your vehicle. It doesn't make a difference whether you need an axle for a front drive, rear drive or all wheel drive car, BuyAutoParts.com will have high quality OEM and premium aftermarket axle parts that will deliver performance and durability, all under warranty.
We have a team of trained auto experts on staff, ready to provide stellar customer service. Call toll free at 1-888-907-7225, or send us an email to [email protected] and let us answer any questions you may have about your drive axle replacement needs so you may be back on the road quickly, and affordably.
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