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The drive shaft is one of the most important components in vehicles when it comes to transmitting power from the engine to the wheels. It absorbs the torque of the combustion engine and transmits it to the wheels of the drive axle via a gearbox or differential. The special shafts consist of several elements such as joints and vibration dampers. The bellows is an important component for the protection of the joints and a continuously intact function of the shaft. If defects or damage occur here, this has a direct effect on the drive and driving behaviour. Here at Q-Parts24, you will find the right spare parts, from individual bellows to a complete set for the drive shaft.Learn more
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What tasks are performed by the bellows and drive shaft
Despite its size and robust production, the drive shaft is a component that must work with the highest precision. For the transmission of power from the engine to the wheels, there is an interplay of various joints and displacement paths, which functions optimally by means of optimally set angles alone with little play of the vehicle parts. Maximum safety is a further criterion for the installation of drive shafts, whereby creeping wear and tear cannot be avoided due to the high performance of the vehicle..
The bellows represents a special vehicle component around the drive shaft. Especially for the constant velocity joint as part of the shaft, the bellows is an important protection to keep dirt and moisture away from the outside. If a leakage of the bellows occurs, there is a risk of penetration and a creeping clogging of the joints up to their malfunction. On the other hand, a leaking bellows allows grease to escape, which also provokes joint failure or greater wear..
Detect defects with the drive shaft or bellows
Damage to the drive shaft is the result of physical force or wear over years and decades. In the latter case, the performance of the car is lost insidiously due to a lack of optimal power transmission, which is why the damage is often not directly noticeable. The situation is different when the bellows leak. Even unusual noises, for example when cornering sharply or accelerating, can cause problems with the drive shaft. These become apparent when the car is stationary due to moisture or grease stains near the wheels of the drive axle. A quick repair of this damage is recommended, as otherwise there is a risk of rapid overheating or complete joint failure - in the worst case while driving at high speed.
The replacement of the complete drive shaft is usually carried out by a car workshop, the replacement of the bellows is also possible privately with appropriate experience. In both cases it is worthwhile to think online about the inexpensive purchase of parts in brand quality. The brand quality of original equipment manufacturers alone ensures that the parts installed are subject to as little wear as possible and increase the service life of your vehicle..
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