the outer CV joint is a non-serviceable and non-removable item on the escort and ZX2. If it is bad it will need replacement.
to remove the boot and replace it there are two ways to do it.
(1) cut the boot off and replace it with a speed boot (a boot split down the length which then gets glued together)
(2) either cut the boot off or slide it off. This method will take more work than the speed boot. This will require removal of the complete half axle. You will first have to separate the inner joint and remove that boot as well. Once the joint is separated, the tripod bearing will have to be removed. Once all this is done the new boot for the outer CV joint can be installed. If you do this method, you should also install a new inner boot as well.
take apart the drive shaft
It's part of the driveshaft outer cv joint. Replace the shaft as per 2002 Clio 1.5dci
You have to replace the whole drive shaft.
how do you replace the drivers side drive shaft and cv joint?
Don't bother trying to replace a torn boot on a half shaft. It is quicker, easier and cheaper to replace the whole half shaft.
not possible. the whole drive shaft needs replaced.
It's easier and more cost/effort efficient to replace it with a rebuilt shaft. That way you get an inner & outer joint, new boots and it becomes a remove & replace instead of a grief filled search for bits and pieces to fix yours.
drive universal jount
disconnect itermediate shaft from rack & pinion check u joint if stiff replace shaft
To replace your CV joint you will have to slacken your hub nut before jacking and removing the wheel. Remove hub nut, remove both bolts on the bottom of the shocky, remove bottom ball joint bolt. You should have enough play to remove your shaft from the hub. Remove CV boot, CV joint should just pull off shaft. I made the mistake of buying and fitting a full drive shaft unnecessarily.
generally any more it is cheaper to put a whole half shaft in versus repairing a cv joint.
There are 2 controls for each headlight. The outer control hex shaft (4mm) controls the up and down function and the inter hex shaft controls the side to side function. It is hard to find the portion you turn on the back of the headlight assembly. The inner shaft is about in the middle and not hard to find. The outer shaft is hidden by the top of the brace and is hard to find.
The joint you are looking for is the U joint. You have one at the back of the transmission and another where the drive shaft attaches to the rear end. On the extended version there will also be a U joint in the middle. So if you look under the car and the drive shaft just looks like one long tube you have a two joint shaft. If however, you see what appears to be a joint about the size of both of your fists together in the middle of the shaft, you are looking at the third joint.
yes i had mind done for £100 but they have to replace the driver shaft aswell
cut a piece of wood into a wedge shape and hammer it in between gear box and drive shaft
If the CV boot is torn open forget about re-booting the joint, buy a remanufactured axle and replace it. If the boot is starting to crack or separate but has not torn open to the point you can see the cv joint itself you can re-boot it. To replace the boot and/or halfshaft axle: First, remove the wheel cover and loosen the 36mm nut holding the joint to the bearing. Then raise the vehicle and remove the lower ball joint from the lower control arm and the knuckle. If your working on the passenger side, drain the transmission. Slide the half shaft out of the knuckle then use a prybar and pry the inboard end of the shaft out of the transmission or intermediate shaft, which ever should apply. Be careful not to damage the seal in the transmission. Installing the shaft is the reverse of removal. The inboard side of the shaft should snap right back into the intermediate shaft and transmission by means of a snap ring on the end of the shaft.
You probably mean U - joint (universal joint)! Located at each end of drive shaft or axle and possibly in the middle of drive shaft.
YOU DON"T. These are sealed units. The repair is to replace the whole half shaft. It much easier actually. JUst thake out the old ha;f shaft get a rebult or new halfshaft and pop it in.
It's usually much more inexpensive to replace the entire drive shaft than to repair a worn cv joint. The new drive shaft will come with new cv joints and new boots.
This is a big job. Get a manual on your car from the parts store or AUTOBOOKSONLINE.COM
Replacing the joint involves about the same amount of work and expense as replacing the shaft. Check with your local parts house for cost comparison. The left shaft for my 2001 cost me about $80.00 and required an hour & a half to replace. While you're at the store, pick up a repair manual.
I think you mean axle shaft joint. The usual symptom of a bad axle shaft joint is a crunching noise when turning corners.
Sounds like the CV joint is compltely shot ( the universal joint about center of the shaft). Get new joints or replace the shaft. You can push the rubber boot aside and see the joint.
It is generally not cost-effective to replace individual CV joints. Rebuilt or new CV shaft assemblies in most cases cost less than the joint itself, and are a lot less work to install.