Honda Accord/Civic/Prelude 1973-1983 Repair Guide

CV-Joint And CV-Boot

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 14

All Models
  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the halfshaft.
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  5. Place the halfshaft in a suitable holding fixture. Remove the boot bands. If the bands are the welded type, they must be cut to be removed. After removing the bands, push the CV-joint boot away from the end of the halfshaft to gain access to the CV-joint.
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  7. Remove the snapring and the CV-joint from the shaft. Mark the components during disassembly to ensure proper positioning during reassembly.
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  9. Remove the CV-boot.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Check the CV-joint components for wear prior to installation and replace as necessary.
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  13. Thoroughly pack the CV-joint and boot with molybdenum disulfide grease. Always install NEW boot bands.
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  15. Install the halfshaft assembly.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Check the CV-boot for wear



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Fig. Fig. 2: Removing the outer band from the CV-boot



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Fig. Fig. 3: Removing the inner band from the CV-boot



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Fig. Fig. 4: Positioning the CV-boot



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Fig. Fig. 5: Check the CV-joint assembly for wear



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Fig. Fig. 6: Removing the CV-joint housing assembly



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Fig. Fig. 7: Removing the CV-joint



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Fig. Fig. 8: Inspecting the CV-joint housing



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Fig. Fig. 9: Removing the CV-joint outer snapring



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Fig. Fig. 10: Checking the CV-joint snapring for wear



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Fig. Fig. 11: CV-joint snapring (typical)



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Fig. Fig. 12: Removing the CV-joint assembly



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Fig. Fig. 13: Removing the CV-joint inner snapring



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Fig. Fig. 14: Installing the CV-joint assembly (typical)

 
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