Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 18:42:33 -0000
From: "Grunff" <>
Subject: Re: How to get the circlip out of the outer CV joint??

"Wiz" <toobwiznopsamcomSPAMKILL> wrote in message > Maddening. Regular circlip pliers won't get at it; neither will needle nose, > hemostats, two screwdrivers !!!! > > I can move the ears all the way to each side, but the clip still holds at the > "back". There must be some way to open the circlip and simultaneously push it > to the rear, but it has me buffaloed. > > Is there a special circlip plier known only to the Saab elves? > I find a pair of circlip pliers and a screwdriver does it every time - it just takes some practice. Use the pliers to open up the ears, then push the circlip back with a medium flat blade. Grunff

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