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Clifton B., ASE Master Auto Tech
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Experience:  ASE Master Certified Tech, Nissan Master Certified Tech, 12 yrs. experience in auto repair.
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What do I have to take apart to replace right front axle cv

Customer Question

what do I have to take apart to replace right front axle cv joint on a 2004 Nissan titan 4x4
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

hi

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

remove the top ball joint then the big axle nut then remove the 6 bolt at the other end of the axle and pull the axle out

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

let me know if you have any more questions ans please rate the service before you go thanks.

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

r u there ??

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
the top ball joint only that will give me enough play to remove axle
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

did you remove the bolt from the back end of the axle

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
axle is completely loose just don't have enough room to remove it
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

ok then unbolt the lower ball joint

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

this will give you room

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

i have always remove it be just pushing it back behind where it bolt to the diff push the front out the hub then pull it out but if you cant get it you will have to remove the lower ball joint

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I don't have o loosen shock or the torsion bar? also have already loosened stearing arm
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

hold please

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

ok look like i was mixing up the titan and the frontier looking at the book you have to remove the upper ball joint and the shock sorry

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
its a coil over shock does this require anything special
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

no the coil will stay on the shock

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

just do not remove the center nut

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

do you have any more questions

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
loosen the three bolts on top and the bottom and upper and lower ball joint
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

just upper ball joint no need for the lower

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
torsion bar and everything else can stay in place then
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

yes

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

you only need to remove the strut with spring and upper ball joint

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
will I have to replace ball joint or can it be put back
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

just put it back

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
thankyou so much for your time I hope God blesses you and your family have a great evening
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

do you have any other questions

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
think I got it now just to do it
Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

thank you and same to you please rate the service before you go as this is the only way for me to get credit thanks.

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

r u there

Expert:  Clifton B. replied 2 years ago.

i see you have log off and did not rate my service i really need you to rate the service as this is the only way for me to get pay thanks.