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How do you remove cv from axal on a 1999 ford festiva

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Hi, for just a cv joint you need to get a center punch and tap the indent on the nut out so you can loosen the nut in the center of the wheel.

  • Jack the car up and put it safely on blocks as a jack by its self will be unsafe as you can knock the car around alot. Then remove the wheel.
  • Remove the break calipers (be careful not to damage the flexible break line).
  • Then remove the center nut all the way.
  • Undo and remove the 2 bolts that attach the hub to the suspension.
  • Now the hub should be able to move freely around to the rear side of the car. You should be able to push the cv joint out of the hub with abit of effort (be aware that it may be rusted in, so spray it with degreaser and give it gentle taps with a mallet.
  • Be AWARE that if you hit it too hard you may damage the bearing).

Now if just replacing the cv joint and not the drive shaft, remove the rubber boot and tap the back of the cv joint towards you with a with a mallet (be carefull not to hit your self).
  • Put the new cv joint in and do the above in reverse.
  • Also if you have some graphite grease on hand rub abit on the splines that go into the hub to make for easy removal down the track, as they can rust in place.
  • (Remember to fill the new cv with grease and to top up your gearbox oil)

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