[Vwdiesel] Help-Ball Joint

Val Christian 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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