Is it expensive to fix a broken axle?
On average, the cost of getting an axle shaft replaced on a vehicle is somewhere between $500 and $950. Because you have both a front axle and rear axle, it’s actually a little different depending on what needs to be done. Rear axle repairs tend to cost more and can set you back in the neighbourhood of $800 to $1,000.
Can you drive a car with a broken axle?
If one of your axles is broken, do not drive the car. It’s not safe. If you notice a bumping, clicking or grinding noise when going into turns, your axle isn’t broken yet, but it’s only a matter of time. When your axle fails, it’s possible that you’ll lose control of the car, possibly causing an accident or crashing.
Is frame damage considered totaled?
If your car is over five years old and there’s extensive damage to the frame, most insurance companies would consider that to be totaling a car. The costs to build the car’s frame and repaint wouldn’t be worth it. You’ll be asked what condition your car was in before the accident.
Is car totaled if airbags deploy?
No, airbags deploying does not automatically make a car a total loss. If a vehicle’s airbags deploy and the cost of replacing them is more than the total loss threshold for your state, it would be declared a total loss. See the total loss threshold by state to check for yours.
At what speed do airbags deploy?
8 to 14 mph