Is it hard to replace CV joint?

1 Answer:
  • Rohaizal Tapah
    You absolutely can replace your CV axle at home, but you'll need to be at least remotely comfortable using a jack, jack stands, and power tools. Assuming you have most of the equipment already set up in your garage at home, the cost to replace your CV axle will be quite reasonable.22 mar 2021
  • Which U-joints are needed?

    For most cars, 1310-series U-joints are typical choice, but for performance applications, the rugged 1350-series joints are the better choice. The larger the series number, the larger the trunnion. Trunnions are the protruding shafts that the caps ride over. Larger trunnions equate to more torsional strength.16 mar 2017
  • How long do CV joints usually last?

    70,000 to 130,000 miles
    Answer: CV joints last from 70,000 to 130,000 miles, and over, but technicians recommend that they be inspected periodically.
  • Do 4 wheel drive cars have CV joints?

    Many rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive cars as well as trucks also have CV joints. The CV joints are needed to transfer the torque from the transmission to the drive wheels at a constant speed, while accommodating the up-and-down motion of the suspension.7 ago 2021
  • Do you have to balance a drive shaft?

    Driving over rocks or heavy debris often causes drive shaft problems. Dented drive shafts cannot be rebalanced, they need to be replaced. Fortunately, you can fix minor imbalances by balancing the drive shaft, a procedure that requires minimal parts --- only hose clamps.
  • How do you fix a ripped CV axle boot?

    Part of a video titled Emergency CV Boot Repairs - YouTube
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