Question about 2008 Toyota Matrix
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: cv joints
simple job basically jack up car place stands for your own safety unbolt the cv mounting bolts around 6 to 7 each end near rubber boots then take one cv with you to ensure you a buying the right replacement fit new cv and NEW bolts back on to car tighten good but be careful not to break bolts and after 100km recheck that the bolts are still tight good luck
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
SOURCE: my cv joints on my
There is a lot of labor involved in changing the cv joints. I would strongly recommend purchasing a good repair manual (Chilton or Haynes), or going on line to alldata or e-mitchell auto repair to get all the necessary info on doing this repair. The cost of this info is small considering what u will save by doing it yourself. Good luck, let me know if this helps out.
Posted on Nov 19, 2008
have you undone the main hub bolt, if yes, there could be two different items holding the cv joint on, one is a small circlip in the joint end, or the other is just like an expanding metal ring again only small. what i had to do to change my one was take the driveshaft out (easier to see whats there) then gently (rubber hammer) hit the CV joint it should then fall off to allow you to change the CV joint. I spent over an hour trying to get the metal ring off, then after taking driveshaft off it was changed and back on in ten mins. Or you can go to a motor factors or similar and get a boot puller, my opinion hammer works better lol
Posted on Jan 25, 2009
There are two types of cv joints used. One type bolts on the other you have to pop out. Do this by prying it out with a big screwdriver. A c-clip hods it in and it will pop out for you. When reinstalling be sure it seats back in.
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
SOURCE: 1992 Toyota Corolla CV Joint
You can pick up an entire re manufactured axle assembly at your local auto parts store. In order to replace the assembly you will need to disconnect the tie rod end and the ball joint. Remove the spindle nut. Push the axle stub out of the hub. Now with a suitable container under the axle to catch spilled fluid pry the axle from the transmission housing. Install is the reverse of removal. For more detailed instructions and diagrams go to www.autozone.com vehicle repair guides.
Posted on Oct 29, 2009
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