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Thread: Drivers side axle shaft stuck in place

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Virginia Beach


    Quote Originally Posted by Joe Mc View Post
    Going on memory here. Had the same thing happen with ours. Rented the slide hammer and it didn't fit between case and CV. Ended up welding 2 large nuts to the CV, then welded a piece of flat stock with a hole to the nuts, threaded the slide hammer into another nut behind flat stock and after about 5 firm slides it came off. Lucky I have a little mig welder that works decently.
    Learning to weld is on my short list of things to learn...and it would be ideal in this instance. I much prefer your method to whacking with a cold chisel...
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  2. #12
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Northshore - Great Lakes


    Separator tool inserted between 4-5 o'cock has worked for me.

    2001 V70XC - Nautic Blue/ 2-tone Sand/ Premium/ Instant MPG 12 - 63/ Pirelli P4 12/32" - 740/ Duracell 48/ MOBIL-3309/ Pennzoil EURO 5W-40/ Zimmerman Z-coated/ Akebono/ 190K-mi/ Great Lakes

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