Q: Outer cv joint popped out

asked by on February 09, 2018

Outer cv joint popped out what’s the best solutions

My car has 167000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

If the outer CV joint has popped out, there’s a likelihood that it is damaged. It can be examined to determine if it is safely re-usable but the best course will likely be to just replace the axle that has that joint in it. These are referred to as half-shafts and they are often available new at a reasonable cost. During the replacement of the axle, the reason the joint failed should be ascertained just in case other repairs are needed to avoid a repeat failure. If you desire that the axle be inspected, and replaced as needed, please schedule service via YourMechanic’s axle shaft replacement service page. If you request that service, the responding certified mechanic will get this diagnosed and resolved, right at your location. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic because we want you to make the most of your repair dollars and help you to get the best possible results.

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