I have a 92 Park Ave and I need to replace the one inner CV joint so I
will probably buy a rebuilt drive shaft unit. Question - how is the
inner CV joint unit held into the transmission? How is it fastened in
It is held in place with a small ring...I'd say snap ring which
is pretty close..but snap ring tends to conjure up images of
something that needs a special tool in order to release it.
All you have to do on these shafts is to either pry the
inner joint out (left side) or give it a smack with a hammer
(right side). The difference in methods is due to
clearance problems on the left side. You will see what
I mean, once you actually take a look.
On the left side, it is often necessary to use two
pry bars and rock the joint a bit back and forth
as you pry it out. You will feel it when the snap
ring pops out...it's fairly obvious.
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