need to replace drivers side front axel and lower ball joint on 1999 Chrysler LHS

lower ball joint went bad and broke which caused knukle to seperate now im having trouble pulling end from trans is there a lock of somesort i can not see any reason it should not seperate

Asked by for the 1999 Chrysler LHS
we use a big pry bar to release the snap ring in the transaxle. it is in there pretty good, be patient.