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Unread 04-14-2012, 01:25 PM   #1
runge17
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Cv joint question

Hi there I've got a front cv joint that is clicking when I turn an I can hear a hum coming from it when I'm accelerating. I've taken a look and the boot is slipped off and im wondering if I replace the boot and repack it with grease will it fix my problem or does the whole cv joint need to be replaced?

Thanks for any help

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Unread 04-14-2012, 01:36 PM   #2
jnicewan
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If you have noise coming from the CV then you need a new assembly. When the boots tear or seperate then the grease flies out, and water, dirt debris come in and do damage.
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Unread 04-15-2012, 08:30 AM   #3
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What he said. ^ ^ ^ If the joint is making noise, it's shot. Replace.
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