1999 MERCURY VILLAGER, 85000 MILES, CV JOINT REMOVAL

  • Tiny
  • MichaelPittman
  • 1999 MERCURY VILLAGER

1999 Mercury Villager, 85000 miles, 6 cylinder. I am trying to figure out how to remove the outer CV joint from the half shaft so that I can replace a torn CV Boot. In changing boots on other vehicles, I had to tap the back of the CV joint to get it to turn loose of a C-Ring on the splines of the half shaft but that doesnt seem to work in this situation. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Saturday, September 1st, 2007 AT 3:33 PM

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  • Tiny
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Hi Mike, You need to go through the inboard joint to get the boot replaced. Reman or new axles aren't too expensive in the aftermarket.


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