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How to replace front cv axles


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#1 coolskaterkid

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 09:57 AM

I have done them on vws but the Subaru has no bolts, mabye just a pin at the transaxle anyone give me driections on removing them and intalling them at the trans my book says to go to a dealer

#2 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 10:45 AM

It's a 6mm roll-pin. Most of us use 3/16" pin punches to remove them although Snap-On (at least) sells a 6mm roll-pin punch in an extended length version just for Subaru's. The transmission end is the easy part. It's getting them out of the bearings in the knuckle that's the trick. Run a search here on this section of the forum for "axle replacement" - you have some reading to do.

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#3 coolskaterkid

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 01:50 PM

thanks alot gd

#4 zyewdall

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 04:42 PM

Yeah... compared to doing them on a VW the subaru's are easy to disconnect from the transmission. Just remove the roll pin and slide them off the stub. It's getting them back through the hub that's the pain....

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#5 edrach

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 07:39 PM

Check the USRM for a write-up.
http://www.ultimates...ead.php?t=75786

Edited by edrach, 16 October 2009 - 07:44 PM.


#6 Phizinza

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Posted 16 October 2009 - 10:22 PM

http://offroadingsub...le_removal.html




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