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Passat 2001 cv joint

How to replace cv joint front left passat 2001

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Remove wheel,slacken centre bolt (14mm)allen key ,take bottom arms off the ball joints remove allen key bolt and push shaft out,you might get it past the brake caliper if not remove the caliper and the rest from there is straight forward

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Where is toyota constant velocity u-joint located


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In modern practice the entire left or right axle is replaced when a CV joint goes bad.

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Front wheel drive cars have CV joints sounds like yours need replacing. Does it do it when you turn? Turn wheel all the way left an then right do you still hear it? If so joints are bad. May also be wheel bearing but my guess is CV joints

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I can tell you how to replace the CV joint but it is by far better to just buy a re-manufactured axle. The price of the CV joint itself then the labor to remove the axle, change the joint and install it is a big pain. Changing just the CV joint is labor intensive and you could run in to problems. Don't risk it, but a rebuilt.

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That is caused by a worn CV joint (constant velocity joint), the universal flexible joint on the end of the front drive shaft. You should get this checked/repaired as soon as possible, if it fails it can cause other damage and leave you stranded
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