CV Axle Bearing Symptoms?

Answer The CV (constant velocity) axle is similar to a driveshaft's U-Joint, in that it uses a flexible joint to allow power transfer through a rigid shaft at varying angles. A CV joint varies only in tha... Read More »

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How to Install an Axle-Saver Bearing?

The rear axle bearing in most two-wheel-drive vehicles comprises the roller bearings and the grease seal. Leakage from the rear bearing may occur for two reasons: a worn or damaged seal may leak lu... Read More »

How to Change the Rear Axle Bearing on a '90 Astro Van?

The axle bearing on a 1990 Chevrolet Astro Van supports the weight of the vehicle while allowing the axle shaft to rotate. The bearing provides no lateral support of the axle shaft. The side-to-sid... Read More »

How to Remove an Axle Bearing in a 2001 Mustang GT?

The axle bearing in your 2001 Mustang supports the weight of the vehicle and is housed in the end of the axle tube. This bearing is lubricated by gear oil in the differential. The most common cause... Read More »

How to Remove a Rear Axle Bearing on a Chevy?

The axle bearings on a Chevy are pressed into the axle housing. If the axle is leaking oil, the seal may be the source of the problem. If the bearing is making a noise, then it must be replaced; ho... Read More »