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how do i remove the uj joints to replace i have just changed

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how do i remove the uj joints to replace i have just changed diff seal and now doing prop shaft bearing and ujs
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Jake replied 2 years ago.

Jake :

Hi there, the U - joints are pretty straight forward. Depending on what tools you have available.

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Just make sure you mark the prop shaft prior to removal.

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then the most common way to remove them with basic at home tools

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is to remove the C - clips with a screwdriver

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then using a socket and a vice

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place a socket the size of the inner joint on one side and a larger socket on the opposite side and press it out with the vice.

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they also make multiple universal joint removal tools to use with a vise and even c-clamp version joint removals for an at home job.

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any of the above will work just fine.

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Category: Mitsubishi
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Experience: Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.
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