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CV Axle Stuck on reinstallation (1992 Honda Accord)

I'm a shop teacher and some students were replacing the passenger side CV axle on a 1992 Honda Accord, EX, Manual drive. They didnt manage to get the shaft in correctly and the locking ring on the end ...
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What are reasons axle shafts/struts frequently break?

First to make sure I'm using the correct terminology: for a manual transmission, front-wheel drive Mk4 2004 Volkswagen Jetta, are axle shaft / drive axle / CV axle the same thing? I have been ...
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Should you break loose an axle nut with the wheel on the ground?

I've seen in a video the advice to leave the wheel in contact with the ground to prevent rotation while breaking loose the axle nut. The specific example I saw jacked the car up and then lowered it ...
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CV axle problems on my 11' Chevy Impala

I notice I was having a problem with my car I believe it was the wheel bearing while changing the wheel bearing I noticed it was the CV axle had a little problems getting the axle out didn't have the ...
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How to tell if cv axle is in all the way?

Just replaced axle on a passenger side 98 Honda Civic. This was my first time doing this job without any supervision so I’m a little unsure if the axle is all the way into the transmission. I did ...
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Clunking noise when braking -- possibly bad CV axle?

Our 2007 Sienna XLE V6 had its CV boots replaced not too long ago by the dealer but just recently when turning slightly to the right when driving the car makes a very bad clanking sound + vibrating ...
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08 Jetta automatic passenger axle replacement

Looking for a video or pictures of replacing an 08 jetta passenger side axle. Or a good writeup.
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Light metallic scraping noise from front driver wheel

I recently replaced the front brake pads and warped rotors on my 2002 VW Passat 1.8T. All went well and the new pads and rotors are working great and very quiet. However, I noticed a light metallic ...
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Sluggishness after CV axle replacement

Context: My Car- Honda civic coupe Lx / 2007 ; 113000 miles I was getting a cranking noise from the front left wheel on doing full wheel turns. I took to the local auto repair shop and he said my CV ...
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OEM/Genuine vs Aftermarket CV Axles

I'm trying to get a bearing on some mixed stories about problems with aftermarket axles. There's many stories about balancing problems with them that I'd like to substantiate. My question is then ...
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Volkswagen driverside outer C/V boot leaking can it cause other issues?

Took a recently purchased used vehicle to a VW dealership for a checkup/ oil change One of the things they found is a leaking outer C/V boot (driver side front tire) They didn't seem to think repair ...
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Toyota Camry 1996 - Axles failing every 5 to 6 years, is that expected?

We bought our 1996 Camry in 2000. A year later the axles started to fail so we replaced them in 2001. Then those failed and were replaced in 2006. Those then failed and were replaced in 2012. Now ...
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CV Axle vs drive axle, vs cv shaft, vs drive shaft

I feel like I'm hearing a bunch of terminology that sounds like it may be the same thing or at the least related parts of a sub-assembly. The part I know for sure on my car is labeled as the CV Axle ...
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