CV joint and boot removing and installing

On all but 1984 models only the inner CV joint is replaceable separately. The outer joint must be replaced with the axle shaft.

^ Remove axle shaft assembly as described earlier and place in shop vice with soft jaws.

— Cut off small and large CV boot clamps.

Drive off dust cover and boot flange with punch (arrows). • Slide flange and boot away from inner CV joint.

Flange Joint

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1. Small clamp 5. Concave washer (install with

2. CV joint boot concave facing CV joint

3. Large clamp 6. CV joint Boot flange 7. Inner dust cover

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1. Small clamp 5. Concave washer (install with

2. CV joint boot concave facing CV joint

3. Large clamp 6. CV joint Boot flange 7. Inner dust cover

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CV joint and boot kit

Axles For Electric Car

CV joint

^ Use special tool VW 161 a or equivalent to spread retaining circlip (arrow) and remove from shaft. Discard circlip.

Support CV joint on inner hub (arrows) while pressing off axle shaft.

— Slide both boots off shaft.

— Clean all old lubricant off shaft and joint splines.

Inspect the axle shaft and splines for wear or damage. If the shaft is damaged, the shaft and the outer CV joint will have to be replaced as an assembly.

— Inspect CV joints carefully, as described below. If reusing CV joints, clean off old grease and repack with fresh.

— Slide on new boots and secure with new clamps.

A new CV joint boot kit includes new boot, clamps, lubricant and inner CV joint circlip.

— Press inner CV joint on shaft while supporting inner hub of joint. Secure with new circlip.

— Pack CV joint and boot with Optimoly® grease or equivalent.

CV Joint Lubricant Capacity

— Fit covers on inner CV joint, taking care to line up bolt holes. Reinstall in car as described earlier.

Axle shaft

CV joint

Axle shaft

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