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smokin, 4.7L V8, Harper, WV, February 17, 2010, 17:27
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how do you get the axle out of the front housing of a 2004 dodge dakota

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    Johnny Mopar November 08, 2010, 10:58
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    REMOVAL
    Raise the vehicle.
    Remove wheel and tire assembly.
    Remove skid plate, if equipped.
    Remove hub nut from the half shaft.
    Remove brake caliper adapter with caliper and remove rotor.
    Remove wheel speed sensor if equipped.
    Remove hub bearing from the knuckle.
    Support half shaft at the C/V joint housings.
    Position two pry bars behind the inner C/V housing and disengage the C/V joint from the axle.
    Remove half shaft through the knuckle.

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