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Inner CV Boot Replacement - Difficult?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Ian W, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. Ian W

    Ian W Active Member

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    Whilst replacing loads of suspension bits today I noticed my inner cv boot on the passenger side is split :(

    How difficult is it to change on the S3? Does the entire CV have to be removed from the box or does it unbolt and split in two?
     
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    Removing the driveshaft is the easiest way tbh... easy enough to do... inner CV is bolted to the gearbox drive flange so undo a few bolts and its off... then you need to remove the circlip holding the CV joint on to the shaft and gently/evenly pull the CV joint from the shaft taking care as it could all fall apart if not held straight... make a note of how it all goes together and put it back together the same way...

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  4. Ian W

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    Cheers tuffty, might rope my mechanic mate in to helping me I think. Bloody hate CV's
     

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