CV removal

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CV removal

Post by artic-steel » Sun Jun 18, 2006 5:51 pm

How do i get the CV off the driveshaft to replace the boot?, i can't see or feel a circlip.
Sorry for the basic questions but i'm new to this & without a haynes manual for the time being.

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Post by Mr B » Sun Jun 18, 2006 5:55 pm

Remove the boot from the CV (unclip and ease back) Sharply tap the back of the CV with a hammer and it should come off. Easier if the shaft is off the car and clamped in a vice. Be careful refitting the CV as it's very easy to damage the securing clip.
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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Sun Jun 18, 2006 5:56 pm

Peel back the rubber and bend the joint to max articulation, look inrto the joint, you should see the inner part adjacent the shaft, tap his smartly with a light hammer and the CV should fall off, theres only a wire circlip holding it on, where in North Wales are you? Im in Wrexham,
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artic-steel

Post by artic-steel » Sun Jun 18, 2006 6:35 pm

Jobs a good 'un, thanks guys that was an enjoyable weekend, just got to put her back together now, i've got the CV back on so it should be straight foward.
I'm also in Wrexham Stewart

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Sun Jun 18, 2006 6:40 pm

I have lots of BX bits,if you get stuck get in touch, Im actually at Acrefair.
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Post by artic-steel » Sun Jun 18, 2006 8:12 pm

Thanks, i don't have much at the moment but i'm planning on getting a few spares so likewise i maybe worth a shout if your after anything, i'm in Rhostyllen

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Post by tim leech » Sun Jun 18, 2006 8:38 pm

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