Audi Cars 1999-05

CV-Joints

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Overhaul



Inner Joint
Double Offset Joint
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not disassemble the inner race, cage and ball assembly.



    Axle halfshaft
     
    Inner boot clamps and push the boot back
     
    Circlip
     
    CV-joint housing
     
    Snapring
     
    Double offset joint inner race, cage and ball assembly
     
    CV-joint boot
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint boot
     
    Double offset joint inner race, cage and ball assembly
     
    Snapring
     

  2.  
  3. Apply clean grease to the CV-joint housing and the boot.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint housing
     
    Circlip
     
    Boot clamps by tightening them
     
    Axle to the vehicle
     

  6.  

Tri-Pod Joint
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Do not disassemble the spider and rollers.



    Axle halfshaft
     
    Inner boot clamps and push the boot back
     
    CV-joint housing
     
    Snapring
     
    Spider and rollers
     
    CV-joint boot
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint boot
     
    Spider and rollers
     
    Snapring
     

  2.  
  3. Apply clean grease to the CV-joint housing and the boot.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint housing and tighten the boot clamps
     
    Axle to the vehicle
     

  6.  

Outer Joint

The outer CV-joint is serviced with the axle halfshaft as an assembly. The outer CV-joint boot may be serviceable by first removing the inner joint.

 
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