there is not enough clearance the boot is hitting where the shock bolts to. what can i do?
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1994 Nissan Pathfinder
Question: i am rplacing driverside axle on a 94 pathfinder and when i came to pull it out
Answer #1csubak30 January 29, 2013, 21:51Master
Did you break the lower ball joint free so you can swing the hub and steering knuckle out of the way to remove?
ReplyJr Salemon, January 30, 2013, 07:03Rookie
yes i did. the cv boot is hitting where the shock bolts to. this is the first time something like this ever happened. last week i changed axle on 2000 Qx4 with no problem.
Replypushrod, January 30, 2013, 07:46Master
Remove shock from the vehicle and lay it on the floor! Now pry lower cont. arm down and pull out axle. IF YOU HAVE IT REMOVED FROM THE HUB (??) Has to be loose at both ends to come out. I take the bolts out of the upper ball joint to get the axle out of the hub assem.
Not the lower!
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (8410 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9355globalhelper January 30, 2013, 06:30Master
agree with #1