MINI 2002-05

Overhaul

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove the driveshaft.
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  5. Remove the bellows clamps.
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  7. Slide the bellows away from the inner CV joint.
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  9. Hold the shaft firmly and drive the inner CV joint off the shaft.
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  11. Remove the bellows.
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To install:

  1. Install a new bellows and seal onto the shaft.
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  3. Generously pack new joint with grease. Be sure the joint rests on the new snap ring on the shaft.
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  5. Press the snap ring into the shaft groove, then drive the CV joint onto the shaft.
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  7. Slide the bellows onto the joint and shaft and make sure the seal bearing of the bellows fits into the grooves on the shaft on one end and the grooves on the CV joint on the other end.
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  9. Install the bellows clamps.
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  11. Install the driveshaft.
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