How to Remove an Axle Shaft?

Answer A axle shaft connects the drive wheels to the transmission. Power is transferred from the transmission to the drive wheels though the shaft. The shaft uses two joints, called CV joints, to provide ... Read More »

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How to Remove the Axle Shaft on a Dana 60?

The Dana 60 axle has been popular for more than 30 years and can be found in many makes of trucks and cars from U.S. auto manufacturers. These axles have axle shafts inside of them, and these shaft... Read More »

How to Remove a Pinion Shaft From an Axle?

The pinion shaft on an axle sits in the middle of the differential. This shaft holds the axle shafts in place. If the axle shafts ever need to be removed, then you have to take out the pinion shaft... Read More »

How to Remove a Rear Axle Shaft?

A rear axle shaft is found on vehicles with rear wheel drive or all wheel drive. The rear axle transfers power from the rear differential to the drive wheels. The axle uses two joints to provide fl... Read More »

How to Remove a Retainer From the Rear Axle Shaft?

The rear axle housing of a vehicle has axle shafts inside of it that do the turning. These axle shafts have to be held to the rear gears using a retainer. These retainers need to be removed if you ... Read More »