Volvo Cars 1999-05

CV-Joints

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Overhaul



  1. Remove the halfshaft from the vehicle and secure in a vise.
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  3. Remove the boot clamps and cut the boot off of the shaft.
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  5. Measure and record the distance of the tripod joint in relation to the CV-joint housing.
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  7. Using a brass drift on suitable equivalent, tap the CV-joint housing off of the shaft.

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    Fig. Tap the CV-joint housing from the shaft.

    Tap the CV-joint housing from the shaft.
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  9. Matchmark the tripod joint and remove the snap ring.
    WARNING
    Do not separate the outer joint from the halfshaft.



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    Fig. Matchmark the joint and remove the snap ring.

    Matchmark the joint and remove the snap ring.
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To install:

  1. Clean the outer joint and check for damage.
  2.  
  3. Using Special Tool 999-5519, tap the tripod joint onto the halfshaft.
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  5. Install the snap ring to the tripod joint.
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  7. Lubricate the rollers of the tripod joint with grease.
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  9. Install the CV-joint housing.
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  11. Carefully insert a suitable prying device between the halfshaft and boot to vent any over pressure in the boot.
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  13. Install new clamps onto the boot and tighten with Special Tool 951-2619.
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