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1999 Audi A6 Quattro Question: CV boot is broken

 

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galaxyreflex, Harrisburg, PA, March 13, 2012, 19:38
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Should I replace the boot or change the whole axle shaft, I think its a torn cv boot because there is grease everywhere, including on the wheel well. It the front driver side

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, March 13, 2012, 22:41
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    If you are doing it yourself replace the whole axle many good quality new/re-manufactured axles available at a reasonable cost.
    If the boot is split a long time examine the joint for wear and see what your mechanic says.

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    globalhelper, March 14, 2012, 06:15
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    REPLACE THE WHOLE AXLE THEY ARE FAIRLY CHEAP AND THEN YOU GET 2 NEW BOOTS AND R/B JOINTS

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