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1998 Mercury Tracer Axle Removal

I am trying to remove the axle from the transmission (Trying to pull engine out)on a 1998 Mercury tracer, and many people have told me that after you get it loos from the spindle you just PRY it and it will come out. i have tried every way to PRY it and it will not come out. is there something that i am not doing that i need to do? Please HELP!!!

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A lot of people try to pry these out, but that\'s generally not a good idea. They are secured with a bullring, which is the same outside diameter as the shaft, but fits very loosely in a groove in the shaft. The best way I\'ve found to get these out is to shake it out. Alternately yanking hard on the axle and pushing back in just as hard, in a rapid action, should shake it loose in just a few seconds.

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