How often should CV joints be replaced?

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  • Anuar Hashim
    70,000 to 130,000 miles
    Constant Velocity Joint Replacement

    Question: When do you need to replace a constant velocity joint? Answer: CV joints last from 70,000 to 130,000 miles, and over, but technicians recommend that they be inspected periodically.
  • How do you remove a drive shaft joint?

    Part of a video titled Remove U-Joints without a Press | 5 min. U-Joint Removal - YouTube
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    But setting that on there and then taking the sledgehammer. Putting resting one foot on the heat onMoreBut setting that on there and then taking the sledgehammer. Putting resting one foot on the heat on the driveshaft. Here just to kind of hold it steady.
  • Can I drive without Axlenut?

    No, you actually should not drive without the axle nuts, for if you do, the trailing arms and the stub axles could get damaged as a result of that.14 oct 2021
  • Should both CV joints be replaced?

    Do both CV axles need to be replaced at the same time? No, it's not necessary; there is no need to replace a CV axle if it's in good shape.21 mar 2020
  • Should front drive shaft have play?

    Jerry Bransford said: Considerable driveshaft rotational play is normal due to the required amount of backlash between the axle's ring and pinion gears. Of course it's impossible to know if your play is abnormal without actually seeing it. It's probably ok.13 abr 2016
  • What is the proper method for checking U-joint play?

    To check for wear when no dust is evident, grip one side of the joint firmly and try to turn the other side against holding pressure . There should be no play in the joint at all.