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Cv joint replacement

How do I replace a cv joint and ball joint on 1995 olds cutlass

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    where are the rivets that need ground off to get old ball joint out

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    cant get old ball joint out

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    1995 Geo metro replace ball joints



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Remove the tire and tighten 2 lugnuts onto the brake rotor. remove the axle nut in center of the brake rotor and drive the axle out of the spindle. If the ball joint is original, you have to grind out the rivets on the lower control arm. Remove and replace the ball joint with the hardware included with the ball joint. Next, pry-unsnap the axle end from the transaxle with a prybay and drive-snap in the new axle shaft into the transaxle. reverse to assemle, align front end and wholla! your done. 1 hour,15 min. $115.00 to do it yourself.

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