2004 MINI COOPER REPLACING L AXLE

  • Tiny
  • orgey
  • 2004 Mini Cooper

Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
2004 Mini Cooper 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

I am trying to replace driver axle.I am at the point of pulling shaft out of the trany. I think it's supposed to pop out, but I can't get it to come out. Can you please give me some ideas on how I can get the axle out.
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I got it out had to pull a lot harder then expected
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Thursday, September 9th, 2010 AT 8:59 PM

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  • Docfixit
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With large screwdriver or better a pry bar put between CV housing and trans then give it a BIG pop out it will come

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Friday, September 10th, 2010 AT 3:00 PM
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  • EAGAN11
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If you are still trying to get it out I would recomment using 2 prybars, that axle is difficult to get out, apply even force on both pry bars this will increase you chances and it will pop out.

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Thursday, October 14th, 2010 AT 2:30 PM

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