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Cv boots need repair work grease pack.

Cv boots were damaged when car was towed and now needs repairs or replacement. also needs bearings to be greased. have been driving car like this for over 2 years. what do you estimate the cost for repairs to be. boots are making a clicking noise when car is being driven.

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  • hawaiilopaka Feb 23, 2009

    Thank you very much Silver Top. did myou mean 60 dollars each side? plus labor right?

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From the symptoms you now describe re clicking ? after 2 yrs driving your cv joints now req renewing as due to lack of lubrication will have caused serious wear/damage to the ball bearings and carriers may i advise you have them replaced A S A P as one or both could lock up and result in an accident with untold consequences? cv joints in uk cost approx £60 plus fitting per side not a difficult job even possible d i y ? if you feel inclined?

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  • silver top Feb 23, 2009

    thanks for reply ! here in uk is approx cost in uk pounds however b4 you buy from dealer or motor superstores near you may i suggest you go look on E BAY at car spare/parts you will find it much cheaper you may even obtain complete d/shafts which would be easier and quicker turnround and less time off road also in this event if you feel like saving $$$$$s on garage labour cost you can diy no problem ? hope this helps/inspires you? best wishes from uk

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