Cv Joints Argh!


Old 03-08-04, 09:09 PM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Cv Joints Argh!

have a 1993 corsica 2.2 330,000 kms. My cv joint driver side is starting to tick when i drive it. can they be replaced at home easily without paying 50 bucks an hour on labour? if so where can i get a hold of the instructions on line to do it without buying the book?
Sponsored Links
Old 03-09-04, 04:07 AM
mattison's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Cinti, OH
Posts: 5,549
I wouldn't say it's done easily for everyone. It depends on your mechanical ability. I did my wifes 94 Corsica in the driveway in about an hour and it wasn't a big deal. You will need basic tools and a couple specialties. It's nice to have a floor jack while doing it and you will definitly need a joint splitter.
Old 03-09-04, 04:57 AM
the_tow_guy's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: SW Fla USA
Posts: 11,672
Likes Received: 6
Couple of suggestions:

1. Get a manual.
2. Replace the entire axle assembly and do both sides. If one side is shot the other one is not far behind.

My $.02 worth.
Old 03-09-04, 03:06 PM
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Pittsburgh,Pa
Posts: 2,417
Your local library may have a book or online subsciption to a site with service manual info that you could print out.
Old 03-09-04, 07:46 PM
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Cape Cod
Posts: 4,320
Good advice:
Good intructions
Do both half-shafts
Floor jack, joint splitter
Big hammer
Big prybar

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes