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Unread 06-03-2013, 11:30 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by DoubleDown
Thank You. I have been trying to get that clip out, it's really a pain in the *** laying on the ground under the Jeep doesn't make it easy to get any leverage. Do you think there's a special tool ? I've been having no luck using just a screwdriver. I can't get under the clip enough to pry it out.
I wouldn't even attempt it on the jeep. Getting the new parts back together for the new coupler is tricky enough as is when it's laying on a bench.
You definitely want to remove the shaft from the jeep first.

A pair of needle nose pliers work good for removing the clip. It is not a complete circle, but the ends do overlap each other. Grab an end, and you can pull it right out.


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