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Old 06-05-2003, 03:03 AM   #1
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I noticed that the driver side CV boot is tore open and the greese inside is gritty, i belive this calls for a new cv shaft right? its on the first boot comming out of the transaxel. Im not to sure on how much they cost either, all i know is i cant do it my self. I dont think that cv is running out of life but who knows.
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it'* no biggie , if u have tackled something like that before does it sound bad?
if not i think u could get away with just a new boot.
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Rule of thumb.....once you tear a boot, unless you know it happened in the last 5 minutes, replace the shaft.......and to go further, do BOTH at the same time if you can afford to.
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Yup...I agree with willwren. Since you don't know how long the boot has been torn, extensive damage may have already been done.

When I had my half shaft replaced, they told me the half shaft was cheaper then the boot itself and its easier to fix. Kind of a no brainer to me.

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well it aint making any noises or anything yet so its gunna have to last for a while, but i will defentitally get it replaced
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