: I can't get the CV joint to separate from the Trans

09-14-09, 01:10 PM
I'm replacing the CV joints (they splattered grease all over the wheel wells), and I got the ball joints popped out, no problem. I tried using a crow bar to separate the inner part of the CV joint from the transmission, but it won't budge. Anyone done this before? (02 deville)

09-15-09, 04:50 AM
Use two crow bars.

When you pry on only 1 side it presses the axle into the other side of the retaining ring which makes it a pain in the rear end. When you use even force on both sides it will come out like nothing.

09-15-09, 08:20 AM
Be sure to pry on a bolt or something solid and not the side of the trans case, enough force on that aluminum will crack it wide open.

09-15-09, 02:38 PM
will do, thanks guys