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Replacing cv shafts - 1991 Ford Festiva

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-use common sence and block the car up safely before working on it.
-Remove wheel
-Remove large spindle nut on end of axle shaft. (loosen the nut before jacking up the car unless you are using an impact wrench)
-disconnect tie rod from spendle
-disconnect lower ball joint
-push the axle shaft through the spendle and pull the spendle unit aside. hold out of the way with mechanics wire.
-pull axle shaft out of transaxle (it may be necessary to use a pry bar inbetween the transaxle and inner cv joint. be carefull not to crack the transaxle housing) it should just pull straight out.

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