2002 Dodge Dakota • V8 4WD Automatic • 125,000 miles

How do you remove passenger side cv axle from front differential on a 2002 dodge dakota
March 19, 2011.

Removal and Installation / Front Axle Shaft - C205F

Front Axle - C205F

Place transmission in neutral.
Raise and support vehicle.
Remove half shaft from vehicle.
Remove skid plate, if equipped.
Clean axle seal area.
Remove snap ring from the axle shaft.
Remove axle with Remove X420A and Slide Hammer C-3752 (Fig. 20).

NOTE: Use care to prevent shaft splines from damaging axle shaft seal lip.

Lubricate bearing bore and seal lip with gear lubricant.
Insert axle shaft through seal, bearing, and engage it into side gear splines. Push firmly on the axle shaft to engage the snap-ring.
Check the differential fluid level and add fluid if necessary.
Install skid plate, if necessary.
Install half shaft.
Remove support and lower vehicle.

Mar 19, 2011.
Ok here is the problem, front differential is off of truck with passenger cv axle still attached and will not come out of front end. Bought used front differential and does not have any axles attached. How do I remove from old differential and put in new one?

Mar 19, 2011.