Problem Description and Possible Solution
Our technicians recommend having the constant velocity (CV) boots and CV joints inspected at each service. Servicing torn CV boots early can prevent the need to replace the CV half shaft or CV joint.
Average mileage: 95,452 (50,000–215,000)
Drive Trains affected: 2WD, 4WD
13 model years affected: 1998
, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
39 people reported this problem
Had a ripped boot on the front right axle, caused intense oil smell in the cabin. Tried to repair with a 2 piece boot however, it did not go together correctly and thus purchased and replaced the entire axle with the boot.
Had flat drivers side, pulled wheel was covered in grease, CV boot had torn slinging grease inside wheel...