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A4 Quattro driveshaft flange removal

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Cam, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Cam

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    I have a 1999 A4 quattro. The outer CV boots were torn. Ive split the driveshaft and replaced the boot. I also want to renew the flange oil seal insde the gearbox but cant get the stubby part of the driveshaft out. Can anyone explain how to do this.
     
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  3. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
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    its essentially pressed into the bearing inside the box, you'll need to use a pry bar or puller or similar to get it out.
     
  4. Cam

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    Thanks for your message. Will it slide out if pulled with some force?
     
  5. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
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    yes, but you'll need a slide hammer or similar, pulling it with your hand isnt going to do anything.

    As for getting it back in... good luck :p
     
  6. Cam

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    This is a job i havent done before. Any advice on how to get it back in?
     
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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!"
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    ETKA says "Drive in with drift VW295" :p
     
  8. Bradderz_1988

    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Block off wood and a hammer !!!! Lol
     

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