CV boots and Waste gate FV
thequattroking at yahoo.com
Thu May 2 12:33:57 EDT 2002
But, don't use gas to clean the CV. I learned that the hard way. 10K
later, I had to replace the boots because the gas residue destroyed the
Currently, Spokane, WA. June, Oakland, CA.
Enough Audis to give plenty of headaches.
Parting: 1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5
>> Last night when I was tightening up my belts I decided to check on the
>> suspension, besides the worn bushings I need to replace I noticed one of the
>> CV boots is rotten looking, it has not yet ripped. Is it real difficult to
>> replace the boot (I know it involves removing the axle etc..) I spoke to a
>> friend and he said I would be better off replacing the whole axle
> BTDT. Yes it is a fair job, unless you are removing the strut for other
> reasons. These boots seem to be good for 150 to 250K and more. If it ain't
> broke, don't fix it! Just keep an eye on it. No need to replace the shaft
> or CV even if driven cracked for some time, Just R&R clean and regrease with
> new boot kit.
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