What are the advantages of using CV joints?

1 Answer:
  • Xiao Peng
    CV joints allow the axle to bend and change while accommodating the bounce of the wheels. The axle bears the weight of the vehicle while also being strong enough to sustain the forces from braking and accelerating.
  • Can you drive without CV boot?

    If the CV joint gets corrupted or contamination takes place, then the lubricant will leak. A boot seals the CV, and this boot is not resistant to damage. Whenever this happens, the joint will wear out and fail. If you drive a car with a damaged CV, the joint will deteriorate more, making driving impossible.23 ago 2021
  • 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
  • How much play should drive shaft have?

    3/4" of rotational play, or slack measured at the outside edge of the u-joint flange? I would say that is fairly normal, but if you are having noise from the rear end, I would be pulling the cover off and have a look inside. Remember, it could be coming from a worn wheel bearing too.9 abr 2013
  • Can you drive with a ripped CV boot?

    It is possible to drive a car with a torn CV boot, but doing so will likely lead to further damage that will eventually require more extensive repair.31 ene 2016
  • Where are CV joints located on a car?

    drive shaft
    Constant velocity joints, or more commonly known as CV joints, are located at each end of the drive shaft. They connect the wheels to the axles as well as to the transmission.