Break the lugs loose on the wheel on the side to be replaced. Jack up the car and remove the wheel. Take off the rear differential cover and drain out the gear oil. Get a wide pan cause it makes a hell of a mess. You'll need to get a new gasket and about 1 1/2 quarts of new oil, and also limited slip additive. Take off the bearing caps from the differential. (2 bolts per side I think, if I remember right they're either 13 or 15 MM, I'm going from memory here.) You'll also need to take out the support bearing in the middle, it's a little rectangular piece with (I think) an 8 MM bolt holding it in. When that's done, push the axle in towards the center of the differential until you can get the C-clip off of the axle (this is what retains the axle in the diff) It may or may not be necessary to remove the brake disc/drum assembly, I can't remember...Oh, and if the axle is bent like mine was, have fun, I had to cut the lug studs off with a hacksaw to get the axle in far enough to remove the C-clip...This took me about 3 hours to do by myself.
It is way easier to replace the whole halfshaft. Espiacially if you have never done a bot on this type of axle shaft.
Trying to fix a cv axle half shaft your self is difficult. Replace it with a rebuilt or new half shaft. The parts to repair yours would cost you more than a complete replacement does.
You have to open the differential and remove the retaining pin from the spider gear to remove the axle shaft.
You must replace entire axle.
Please clarify your question as in front or rear axle.
you will have to have the axle pulled at a shop.the bearing slides along the axle shaft and seats in the axle housing.
You have to take the differential cover off and remove a C clip that holds the axle shaft. that will allow you to pull out the axle (****** note the number of splines on the axle if ordering part!!!!)
Under right rear of the vehicle, In front of the rear axle...
Axle shaft seal.Axle shaft seal.
You don't, you replace it.
Sounds like a bad axle seal. You'll have to remove the axle to replace it.