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Rear cv axle will not go in diff old or new, both are out.

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Rear cv axle will...

Rear cv axle will not go in diff old or new, both are out. 04 mountaineer skip

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Mountaineer yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, try putting new and old back in. ican see you are not going to be able to help

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Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

there should be a little clip on the end of the old one did it come out when you removed it?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Hi I have put cv axle in many time before, I know some cars you can only pull one axle at a time. Yes c clip came out on both axles, will go in but not all the way, they is about a inch to go . They should go all the in untill it touch diff.
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

sometimes I have to break out a huge dead blow or a non marring hammer and swing on those a couple of times to get them in its a very tight fit,

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I try pulling it out a slamming it in. it sound like it is hitting home
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
05 August 2017 05:31
I try pulling it out and slamming it in. it sound like it is hitting home
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

you may have to hold it rotate it and maybe put a piece of wood to protect the end while someone hits it

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Let me try what you said to do and i wll get back with you,I have to go to church, how can i reach you.
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

this chat will stay open just save the information and you will be able to talk to me for a couple of weeks

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
i just try tipping it in befor i go to church. i didid not whale on it. did not move
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

try taking off the old ring on the old one and see how easy it slides in

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
old one does the same as the new one. will not go in
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

with the ring removed?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
i am sorry i miss undstand give me a moment to get c clip off
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
With clip off old on slid right in.
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

ah hah! So now you know how far it needs to go in and its a c clip problem that needs to be worked into the diff, sometimes it might take a lot of turning and hitting

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
is that to say to hit it harder then a tap
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

oh yeah give it some love lol

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Where would you hit it to cause less damage. Will get back with you tomorrow to let you know how it is going. By the way took c clip off new one , went right in.
Mercury Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago

screw the nut on the end til its flush and hit the end directly, use wood as a protector and big hammer or a brass hammer to strike end

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