[Vwdiesel] Help-Ball Joint
val at swamps.roc.ny.us
Sat May 3 03:08:35 EDT 2003
> > I'm getting ready to use heat, but I'd rather not.
> You have removed the bolt in the ball joint clamp, right?
> You might try a large flat bladed screwdriver, driven into the gap in the clamp to spread it open a little and if its rusted,
> some PB Blaster or similar applied and allowed to soak in for a few hours.
Well, actually I haven't pulled the CV joint yet. I have stuck
some PB blaster in there.
Put allot of force on it with a tire iron, levered with a jack
stand, and a lowering car. The control arm stamping deforms
before the BJ releases. It's soaking overnight.
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