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 »

Installation of an Axle Bearing on a 1973 Ford F-100?

The Ford F-100 half-ton pickup was produced from 1953 through 1983, when it was phased out in favor of the F-150, which began production in 1975. The 1973 F-100 was available with a 4.9-liter inlin... Read More »

How to Remove the Rear Axle Bearing on a '97 Astro?

The 1997 Chevrolet Astro van is powered by a 4.3-liter V-6. The standard rear-wheel-drive Astro van has independent front suspension, using coil springs and upper and lower control arms. A solid, s... 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 »