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1993 ford tempo removal of the inner cv joint assembly. the outer broke off....is their a keeper on this that prevents it from coming out?

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Yes and No, there is a spring clip that expands into a slot once the shaft is installed, to remove it place a pry bar in between the differintial housing and the joint give it a quick snap and it should pop out, hope this helps, let me know

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1993 Ford Festiva GL cv axle broke off in tranny. Need advice on how to remove safely without damaging tranny.


Use a prybar to separate the halfshaft from the transaxle. Is the inner cv joint still attached, so you can pry against it?

May 24, 2011 | 1993 Ford Festiva

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Im replacin the cv joints on passanger side and driver side how do i get the axle out of the transmission casing is ther a key behind the plate with the 4 bolts? my truck is a 99 isuzu rodeo LS 4wd


remove inner cv boot, just on inside edge is circlip which holds inner bearing joint into outer housing remove circlip and separate joint outer housing does not come out of front diff unless you drop or remove whole front diff assembly
will have to remove whole stub axle hub assembly to remove drive shaft from outer wheel stub axle (hub) assembly

Apr 20, 2011 | 1999 Isuzu Rodeo

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Streering boot replacement procedures for a subaru


To replace the outer boot, the inner joint and boot must be removed as the outer joint usually isn't easy to separate from the axle shaft. The outer shaft or joint may be damaged if disassemble is attempted. As noted above, if the inner left side boot is torn, it can be replaced while on the car, just by separating the knuckle at the ball joint as noted, then pulling the axle off of the trans-axle output splines.

The inner tripod joint can be removed by removing or pulling back the boot at the joint and then removing the inner circlip that acts as a stop to prevent the joint from separating. With the clip removed, the tripod trunnion and bearings (free rings) can be removed from the housing. Its best to keep the tripod bearings on their respective pins and the bearings in the same races in the housing, so marking everything as you disassemble is important for joint life after reassembly. With the bearing assembly out of the housing, remove the external circlip that holds the tripod axle in place on the splined shaft and slide the tripod off. Marking position is again important to prevent vibration problems.

Now the inner boot, then the outer boot can be removed and replaced. Be sure to look for dirt or water in the joints, and repack with enough CV grease to provide lubrication, but not so much that there isn't any expansion space inside the boot. This may cause excess grease to be pushed out or the boot to dislodge. Reinstall the boot retaining bands with a proper crimping tool. Work the joints in all directions before reinstalling the axle, just to make sure there is no hint of binding. The joints should feel tight, but with no hitches, which could cause noise or vibration.

Dec 21, 2010 | 1991 Subaru Legacy

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Cv joint but the plastic thang that go around it


One would have to remove the half shaft to service the cv joint properly.

CV-Joints Overhaul Check the CV-boot for wear tccs7030.jpg

Removing the outer band from the CV-boot tccs7031.jpg

Removing the inner band from the CV-boot tccs7032.jpg

Removing the CV-boot from the joint housing tccs7033.jpg

Clean the CV-joint housing prior to removing boot tccs7034.jpg

Removing the CV-joint housing assembly tccs7035.jpg

Removing the CV-joint tccs7036.jpg

Inspecting the CV-joint housing tccs7037.jpg

Removing the CV-joint outer snapring tccs7038.jpg

Checking the CV-joint snapring for wear tccs7039.jpg

CV-joint snapring (typical) tccs7040.jpg

Removing the CV-joint assembly tccs7041.jpg

Removing the CV-joint inner snapring tccs7042.jpg

Installing the CV-joint assembly (typical) tccs7043.jpg

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Oct 08, 2010 | 2004 Oldsmobile Alero

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I've got a 1999 2500 Chevy Silverado , that I need to change a cv boot on , can u assist me.?


CV-Joints
Overhaul
These vehicles use several different types of joints. Engine size, transaxle
type, whether the joint is an inboard or outboard joint, even which side of the
vehicle is being serviced could make a difference in joint type. Be sure to
properly identify the joint before attempting joint or boot replacement. Look
for identification numbers at the large end of the boots and/or on the end of
the metal retainer bands.

The 3 types of joints used are the Birfield Joint, (B.J.), the Tripod Joint
(T.J.) and the Double Offset Joint (D.O.J.).

NOTE: Do not disassemble a Birfield joint. Service with a new joint or
clean and repack using a new boot kit.

The distance between the large and small boot bands is important and should
be checked prior to and after boot service. This is so the boot will not be
installed either too loose or too tight, which could cause early wear and
cracking, allowing the grease to get out and water and dirt in, leading to early
joint failure.

NOTE: The driveshaft joints use special grease; do not add any grease
other than that supplied with the kit.

Double Offset Joint
To Remove:

NOTE: The Double Offset Joint (D.O.J.) is bigger than other joints
and, in these applications, is normally used as an inboard joint.


  1. Remove the halfshaft from the vehicle.
  2. Side cutter pliers can be used to cut the metal retaining bands. Remove the
    boot from the joint outer race.
  3. Locate and remove the large circlip at the base of the joint. Remove the
    outer race (the body of the joint).
  4. Remove the small snap ring and take off the inner race, cage and balls as an
    assembly. Clean the inner race, cage and balls without disassembling.
  5. If the boot is to be reused, wipe the grease from the splines and wrap the
    splines in vinyl tape before sliding the boot from the shaft.
  6. Remove the inner (D.O.J.) boot from the shaft. If the outer (B.J.) boot is
    to be replaced, remove the boot retainer rings and slide the boot down and off
    of the shaft at this time.

To Install:

NOTE: Be sure to tape the shaft splines before installing the boots.
Fill the inside of the boot with the specified grease. Often the grease supplied
in the replacement parts kit is meant to be divided in half, with half being
used to lubricate the joint and half being used inside the boot.


  1. Install the cage onto the halfshaft so the small diameter side of the cage
    is installed first. With a brass drift pin, tap lightly and evenly around the
    inner race to install the race until it comes into contact with the rib of the
    shaft. Apply the specified grease to the inner race and cage and fit them
    together. Insert the balls into the cage.
  2. Install the outer race (the body of the joint) after filling with the
    specified grease. The outer race should be filled with this grease.
  3. Tighten the boot bands securely. Make sure the distance between the boot
    bands is correct.
  4. Install the halfshaft to the vehicle.

Except Double Offset Joint
To Remove:


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the halfshaft.
  2. Use side cutter pliers to remove the metal retaining bands from the boot(s)
    that will be removed. Slide the boot from the T.J. case.
  3. Remove the snap ring and the tripod joint spider assembly from the
    halfshaft. Do not disassemble the spider and use care in handling.
  4. If the boot is be reused, wrap vinyl tape around the spline part of the
    shaft so the boot(s) will not be damaged when removed. Remove the dynamic
    damper, if used, and the boots from the shaft.

To Install:


  1. Double check that the correct replacement parts are being installed. Wrap
    vinyl tape around the splines to protect the boot and install the boots and
    damper, if used, in the correct order.
  2. Install the joint spider assembly to the shaft and install the snap ring.
  3. Fill the inside of the boot with the specified grease. Often the grease
    supplied in the replacement parts kit is meant to be divided in half, with half
    being used to lubricate the joint and half being used inside the boot. Keep
    grease off the rubber part of the dynamic damper (if used).
  4. Secure the boot bands with the halfshaft in a horizontal position. Make sure
    distance between boot bands is correct.
  5. Install the halfshaft to the vehicle and reconnect the negative battery
    cable.






Check the CV-boot for wear
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Removing the outer band from the CV-boot
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Removing the inner band from the CV-boot
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Removing the CV-boot from the joint housing
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Clean the CV-joint housing prior to removing boot
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Removing the CV-joint housing assembly
tccs7035.jpg








Removing the CV-joint
tccs7036.jpg








Inspecting the CV-joint housing
tccs7037.jpg








Removing the CV-joint outer snap ring
tccs7038.jpg








Checking the CV-joint snap ring for wear
tccs7039.jpg








CV-joint snap ring (typical)
tccs7040.jpg








Removing the CV-joint assembly
tccs7041.jpg








Removing the CV-joint inner snap ring
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Installing the CV-joint assembly (typical)
tccs7043.jpg




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Oct 07, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

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How do u get the drive axle thats broke into two ?


I'm not sure of your question but I think you want to know how do you replace to drive axle also known as the CV joint. To replace the CV joint jack up the side that broke and remove the wheel. Then remove the center nut that holds the CV joint to the hub. Put the car in gear or park so the hub will not turn why you do this or have someone put on the brake why you're doing this. Then remove the lower ball joint. Now pull the hub outward as you push the CV joint in. You may have to do some prying. Now using a pry bar snapped the other side of the CV joint out of the transmission. Reverse this to install new one. Good luck.

Jul 15, 2010 | 1994 Ford Tempo

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Im replacing the driver side cv axel and im having problems what would be the best way to do it i have a 1987 ford tempo


remove the wheel, brake assembly and center axel nut. remove the nut for the lower ball joint and separate the lower control arm , this might require a little effort, tapthe end of the axle with a soft faced hammer to loosen it and pull it through the hub then use a prybar and remove the inner shaft from the trans, be ready for a little oil spillage, intallation is the reverse

Apr 28, 2010 | 1987 Ford Tempo

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When replacing a outer C.V joint boot , do you


you can replace just the outter but you may want to replace the whole axle alot easier

Jan 17, 2010 | 1993 Ford Festiva

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How to replace front cv shafts ?


remove inner cv boot, just on inside edge is circlip which holds inner bearing joint into outer housing remove circlip and separate joint outer housing does not come out of front diff unless you drop or remove whole front diff assembly
will have to remove whole stub axle hub assembly to remove drive shaft from outer wheel stub axle (hub) assembly

Aug 01, 2009 | 1997 Isuzu Rodeo

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Trying to get the bearing off of the cv axle 1994 camry


I think you mean cv joint. If so, a new axle cost $59. You are doing alot of extra work and the joints could be damaged. The outer joint comes off, but it takes a large hammer. The inner joint usually has an inboard ring clip that you pop out with a screwdriver.

Mar 25, 2009 | 1994 Toyota Camry

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