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I M TRYING TO REMOVED THE DRIVER SIDE AXLE BOOT ON AN 2002 TOYOTA AVALON AND I CANT GET THE INBORD JOINT SHAFT OFF THE AXLE

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I assume you have removed the axle from the wheel hub? and if you didn't and can't get it past the hub you will have to disconnect the lower ball joint by remove the bolt and tap on the tie rod end to remove the tie rod end then force the ball joint down to swing out the rotor Assembly and remove the axle nut and move it out of the way and take a flat bar and snap the shaft out of the transmission. And sometimes like the first guy said the snap ring could be damaged and it can be a bear to get out god luck, and if you drop the axle on the seal you will have to replace that too.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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You might have to hit the joint the wrong way to reveal a c-clip on the shaft to remove first.

Posted on Jul 17, 2009

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