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Front boot on cv joint is busted open, and bearing is exposed and starting to grind. what parts do i need to replace.

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Sometimes you can buy just the joint, but most of the time you have to replace the entire shaft. The nut that holds it into the hub is also a one-time use nut, so make sure that the new shaft comes with a nut. If it doesn't, get a new nut from the parts store separately, or from a dealer. You may have to replace a little transmission fluid that you will lose, but other than that, there is your parts list.

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