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Driveshafts After dismanteling the right driveshaft to change a shock absorber, the shaft keeps jumping out of the CV - eventually leaving the car powerless! What is the matter? As far as I can see, it must be related to the small spring located in the groove of the shaft, but what kind of defects can this part have at all?

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  • A6-Dane Sep 08, 2008

    Thanks, I tried myself to get to that conclusion, so I have now bought 2 new sets of rubber "sleeves" with new springs and then I hope this nightmare is over.
    Thanks again for support.

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I reccommend that you replace that small spring after all that spring is the only thing that holds the shaft in the cv. (usually when you replace a cv boot the new kit comes with a new spring ) this means that you will have to replace it every time you dismantle it.

Good luck and I hope this answer helps.

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