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How to Change a CV Axle on an 01-04 ADD Tacoma

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by JimBeam, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. Apr 25, 2014 at 12:48 PM
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    Jkohler

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    Is it possible to pop the cv out of the snap lock on the inner cv? The black inner section of my cv had a lot of up and down movement since my Moab expedition. The wheel was off the ground a few times. I can feel and hear slight play in the cv at slow speeds.
     
  2. May 4, 2014 at 10:04 AM
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    Thanks for this great step by step process. I changed out my CV axle yesterday with no problems. Popped out of the diff just fine and snapped back in with one hammer blow. All good and no more ugly scraping noises from the front end.
     
  3. Sep 3, 2014 at 1:08 PM
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    If one were to damage that thin metal lip that meets up to the oil seal in the process of prying out the shaft, is there a place or part number to replace it? I managed to mangle mine, and now the seal won't stop leaking no matter what. The only way I've found to replace it is to get a whole new shaft.
     
  4. Mar 20, 2016 at 8:42 AM
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    Sub'd, looking to do this soon. Nice write up!
     
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