Mechanics

CV JOINT AXLE

1988 Toyota Camry

Suspension problem
1988 Toyota Camry 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual

is there an easy way after removing the axle, to get the knuckle holding it off?
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God_of_war372008
February 12, 2009.



Do you mean the steering knuckle? If so, the cv splines may be seized to the knuckle. In this case you may have to soak the splines with a good penetrating fluid and really give it a good hit with a hammer and a drift. If the axle is junk then you can hit it without the drift for more force but this will damage the threads.

If that doesn't work, you can try heating it, but this may ruin your wheel bearing that is located around the splines.

You may also use a puller or a bench press as a last resort as well.

F4I_guy
Feb 12, 2009.