C.V AXLES HAVING PROBLEMS USING HAND TOOL

1989 Acura Legend

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k breingan

February, 28, 2010 AT 6:38 PM

Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
1989 Acura Legend 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 201, 00 miles

Hi! Im trying to remove and install the cv axles on my 89 ledgen and im having extream difficulty breaking the hub nut lose!I only have hand tools avaliable to me and im getting frustrated, ive allready unstaked it and even used koil on it in hopes that it might losen the hub nut for me but it wont even budge! I have the auto repair book for my car but unfortunately it doesnt give much info on this problem! Please can you help me im desperate and in need of having my car running im a single mom trying to save money

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merlin2021

February, 28, 2010 AT 6:54 PM

You need either a compressor and an air impact wrench, or a good long handle torque wrench. You can also slip a piece of pipe over the wrench you do have. Leverage is the key!

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