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Q: MartinI have a late 11 edge- like 12 and up with a rear left CV joint going bad. I have already done the bearing assemblys so i am

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Is the c clip necessary to remove from inside the diff? It looks like it compresses into the slot for axle removal.

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Yes, you will need to remove the C-Clip to remove the axle. The C-Clip holds the shaft inside of the differential to ensure it does not come out. If you would like help having this taken care of, a qualified professional from YourMechanic can come to your location to install the CV joint for you.

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