An inner axle cv joint boot cannot be replaced while the axle is still in vehicle. If a torn boot is found in time before the cv joint is damaged then a boot kit can be an economical and time saving repair alternative.
When you factor in the cost of labor you re looking at around 550 to 650 to have the boot replaced in your car.
Cv joint boot replacement. There is one clamp on each end of the rubber boot. Universal video instruction about how to replace cv boots. Remove the worn broken cv boot.
Can you drive with a bad cv joint. There is the culprit a small tear in the rubber boot which caused all of the greasy spatter under our race car. Use the clamp cutters to remove the metal clamps.
Remove the metal clamps. There s the ac delco gm original equipment cv joint boot kit for certain general motors models back to 1995 the motorcraft cv joint boot kit ford lincoln mercury models back to 1986 and the mopar cv joint boot kit chrysler dodge jeeps back to 1991. The axle assembly has to be disassembled in order to replace a boot.
If you look closely there will be grooves on the axle and cv joint area to specify where the boot and clamp hold down to. Cv joint kit by rugged. Labor costs are estimated between 173 and 218 while parts are priced between 161 and 165.
If your cv joint is still in good working order but the cv boot is what needs to be replaced then you re looking at around 250 to 300 for the parts that are necessary to replace the boot. Cut off the old rubber boot. Cv boot easy to install on the car assembly in less then 15 minutes.
How to replace a cv boot. Cv boot replacement cost the average cost for a cv boot replacement is between 334 and 383. Easy boot cv joint is an inve.
This instructable will show how to replace a broken cv boot on a front wheel drive vehicle without disassembling it or replacing the entire shaft this guide is an inexpensive way to repair the boots only but if the boots have been torn for a while. Estimate does not include taxes and fees. For starters we ve got replacement cv boots made directly by several auto manufacturers.
Split boot kits are available for many applications that allow the boot to be replaced without removing the cv joint. Replacement cv joints are designed as a direct factory oem part replacement with no modifications necessary. Once both clamps are removed proceed to cut the old cv rubber boot with the box cutter or blade.
Built to exacting measurements and size of the original components these joints are an equal or. Pull the axle out of the car and find a nice flat well lit clean place to work. Part 2 of 4.