[Vwdiesel] snap ring on drive shaft

brian gochnauer brian at gochnauer.net
Wed Sep 2 04:55:11 PDT 2009

I thought maybe they were talking about the pinch ring holding the CV joint
boot cover in place, which is not really a snap ring. <confusion>


On 9/1/09, LBaird119 at aol.com <LBaird119 at aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 9/1/2009 3:07:42 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> db53248 at windstream.net writes:
> > Does the snap ring groove get rounded off so the snap ring is more easily
> > "unseated" by an axle movement toward the wheel?
> >
> I've personally never seen nor heard  of one doing that.  Wonder
> if you somehow have a slightly shorter axle in there?
>   Loren
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