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Old 02-27-2008, 02:56 PM   #1
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got new axles from advance auto parts put the driver side in try spinning the wheel and it was binding up. wrong axle!! but now i cannot get it back out of the trans. does anyone have any ideas i can try . can i wrap a chain around it and yank it out with another car or will this hurt my trans?
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You just need to pop out the axle from the differential with a sharp blow on a lever placed against the inner tripot joint. Axle change procedure is described here in Techinfo. I would NOT pull on it with a chain.
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I had that happen to me on a Riveara. Parts store sent the wrong axle. It went in just fine but would NOT come back out. I tried my 3 foot prybar, hammers, rubber mallets, my full arsenal from my tool box. NOTHING WORKED!!! I ended up taking the cv joint apart and pulled it out with a slide hammer after welding a rod to the tulip. What a bunch of BS that was. I lit right into those a-holes at the parts store for that. You have to be carefull pulling on the axle though. You can pull the cv joint right apart if your not careful.
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There is a circlip on the end of the new axle that your OEM axle didn't have. It'll take a POP to get it to come out of the differential.
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