How To Replace Axle Shaft 2005-2012 Volvo S40

How To Replace Axle Shaft 2005-2012 Volvo S40

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A CV axle has flexible joints. Often, these joints wear out, or seize from contaminants due to the protective boot tearing open. A worn joint is prone to breakage, or other hazards. If your vehicle needs a new CV axle, install a quality TRQ axle that is engineered to your vehicle’s specifications. This video shows you how to install one in your 2004-2012 Volvo S40.

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This process should be similar on the following vehicles:
2004 Volvo S40
2005 Volvo S40
2006 Volvo S40
2007 Volvo S40
2008 Volvo S40
2009 Volvo S40
2010 Volvo S40
2011 Volvo S40

Tools you will need:
• Pry Bar
• Torque Wrench
• Bungee Cord
• Center Punch
• Floor Jack
• Hammer
• Wheel Chocks


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BIG TD says:

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Baby Huez says:

Why am I having issues getting the driver side cv joint out?

Joe Banks says:

There is an O-ring in a groove inside the transmission's axle sleeve that can be damaged and will leak if you're not careful when pulling out or inserting the inner axle joint.

Netas Lia' says:

Thanks. Whats happend with transmision oil or leak?

B_Select says:

Great delivery man. Torqued! LoL. I love it.

Eduard Greta says:

Why need an alignment since you didn't touch the tie rod ? Lower ball joint has the same position.

J money says:

wonderful job. do you guys have a mechanic shop in the Bay Area California ?

Dave Cox says:

How do I replace the bearing in the casing?

Chris Dambrosio says:

My axle slid out and I cannot figure out why could I have the wrong axle I squeezed the retainer clip it would not go in correctly w out it

Mechanized 331 says:

Nice straight forward vid! Thanks!

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