Questions tagged [cv-boot]

Rubber boot which protects the constant velocity (CV) joint, which is usually found on the drive axles of front wheel drive.

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The steering wheel turns left or right over small bumps

I had my front rotors resurfaced, brake pads changed and some works done on steering wheel pump couple of weeks back. Ever since then, I started noticing a few problems that weren't there before. ...
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2003 Ford Ranger 6 cyl. 4.0

I blew the CV boot on my truck yesterday after having all the hubs, rotors, brakes, and a tune up done. I do not think it should have happened. I kept telling the shop that the truck was not running ...
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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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Does rolling ball sound mean cv boot is leaking, cv joint is faulty or other?

I currently have one inner and outer cv boot linking on the same axle(or driveshaft - not sure what the correct terms is). Mechanic looked and it and told me it hasn't progressed too far to damage ...
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2002 Chevy Silverado CV Boot

I was recently driving down a major 3 lane highway at about 70/mph at night in the middle lane. A large landscaping boulder was bouncing towards me and caused major damage to the y-pipe assembly and ...
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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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Does replacing axel cvs imply replacing the cv boots as well?

I got an estimate for replacing my cv axels today and I was wondering if this job includes replacing the cv boots. I am not knowledge on this subject, so this may be a dumb question, but are cv boots ...
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Is there a treatment to prevent CV boots from cracking?

The rear CV boots on my 2010 Subaru Forester are showing signs of becoming brittle, with hairline cracks collecting on the innermost joints. Is there any sort of treatment (silicone spray, for example)...
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How Much Grease to Put into the CV joint?

I'll be replacing my CV boots soon and was planning to clean out all the old grease and put in new grease. Should I pack the whole thing full of grease, including the boot, or is just packing the ...
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Wobble in steering (not tyre)?

I have a '94 4th gen Honda Prelude. Driving home today I felt a distinct wobble through the steering wheel. I immediately thought I had a flat and pulled over but found the tyre is fine. The wobble ...
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Should lost CV gaiter grease be replaced?

I discovered a small hole, possibly a puncture, in an outer CV gaiter on the front. The hole was right next to/under the (outer) metal ring holding the CV gaiter, so it wasn't in a very flexible bit. ...
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How do I remove the front axle of a 93 Honda FourTrax 300?

I'm working to rejuvenate a 93 Honda FourTrax 300 4x4, that's been stored in a garage under piles of junk for the past 15 years. I've got it running, and have turned my attention to the torn left ...