Re: CV Outer Boot Replacement - Saab 900 Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
Site News -
11/22 Member of the Year Voting
NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
*Buddy Registry |
*Mileage Registry |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
Yes, the outer boot can be replaced without undoing the axle nut.
You don't need to undo the tie rod end, nor the caliper. I usually remove both upper and lower ball joint bolts to get enough movement.
Then cut off the boot and start mopping away grease, at least enough so you can clearly see the circlip. The put the circlip pliers on, spread it, and pull the steering knuckle bottom away. When you jiggle it right, the axle end slides past the circlip easily.
It sometimes helps to have three hands, though I've always managed with two. Once the axle has pulled out 2 mm, you can drop the circlip pliers, freeing that hand for coarser work.
posted by 69.12.207...
Posts in this Thread:
Members do not see ads below this line. - Help Keep This Site Online - Signup
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 22.214.171.124 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!