WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO LOOSEN THE HUB/SPINDLE NUT TO ACCESS THE CV JOINT

  • Tiny
  • keithrondon
  • 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe

Have been trying to loosen this nut, using WD40, is it safe to use heat? What can we do to get this nut off of the car?

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Sunday, December 18th, 2011 AT 4:23 PM

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  • rasmataz
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I'll use heat, WD40 and hit it with an impact wrench

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Sunday, December 18th, 2011 AT 4:35 PM
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I would be very careful with the heat if you are not planning on replacing the hub bearing. A strong impact gun is usually all that is needed.

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Sunday, December 18th, 2011 AT 5:18 PM

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