How do you take apart a CV joint?

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  • Senang Apai Eric
    Part of a video titled CV Axle Complete Dis-assembly - YouTube
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    Inside the housing it's visible at the bottom of the housing cup. Can be taken out easily. Once theMoreInside the housing it's visible at the bottom of the housing cup. Can be taken out easily. Once the clip is gone the housing will slide right off leaving the inner assembly still on the shaft.

    How do you take apart a CV joint?

  • Can you just replace the CV joint?

    For joints that have gone an extended period without lubricant, you will likely need to replace the entire axle. In some vehicles, the CV joint cannot simply be replaced – the entire half-shaft will need to be replaced. The half-shaft is crucial to propelling front-wheel drive vehicles.
  • How do you fix a broken CV joint?

    Part of a video titled How to replace a busted CV joint - YouTube
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    Yeah so you need to pop that off okay so once you've got the cover off there's a little cotter pinMoreYeah so you need to pop that off okay so once you've got the cover off there's a little cotter pin in here just pop it out pop. That out and pop out this little retaining ring.
  • What is drive shaft and joint?

    The drive shaft and U-joints provide a means of transferring engine torque to drive axles. The universal joints allow the drive shaft to move up and down, to allow for suspension travel.
  • Can I remove both CV axles at the same time?

    Don't: Remove both axles at the same time. Alignment of side gears will be lost. Do: Use a torque wrench when installing axle nuts.
  • Can you reuse axle nut?

    IF the nut comes OFF clean, then yeah, you can probably reuse it. I have reused some before. However, if the stub of cv shaft sticking out is all rusted up/threads corroded, then you will likely damage the threads on the nut when you remove it.9 nov 2010