How To Replace a Front Wheel Drive Axle - EricTheCarGuy

If you start to notice your FWD vehicle clicking when you make a tight turn, you might have an issue with the outer CV joint. If you make a right turn, it's usually the left side that's bad and vice versa. Most axles are easy to replace and the one depicted in this video is fairly typical of what you run into. The main differences come in with how the lower ball joint is attached. I think this part will give you the most trouble. I often get asked about what to torque the axle nut to. To be hones, I don't know. I've only ever run them down with my impact. I've never had an issue doing it that way and I don't think you would either. Just be sure to stake the nut or install the cotter pin and retaining clip if it has one. If you'd like more information on how to deal with suspension noises, check out this article I wrote on the topic. http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/diagnosing-noises-in-your-car Video on CV boot replacement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S-ofMoWsr0 The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Information on Premium Membership: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/premium-content-streaming-etcg-content Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.

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How To Replace CV Boots - EricTheCarGuy
How To Replace CV Boots - EricTheCarGuy http://www.ericthecarguy.com/ This one is a request from more than one person so I'm happy to bring it to you. As I said in the video I personally don't see much point of replacing just the CV boots anymore as it just makes more sense to replace the axle, that's just how I feel however. If you do want to replace the boots I hope this video will help. --- Click below and Stay Dirty Visit me at EricTheCarGuy.com http://ericthecarguy.com/ Visit EricTheCarGuy Forum http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/default.aspx Visit my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy --- ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





Oops, Axle and Ball Joint Replacement - EricTheCarGuy
Oops, Axle and Ball Joint Replacement Sorry I missed you last week, I had this video half done and didn't get a chance to finish. Well we have our 1990 Accord again, I'm getting some mileage out of this one but I don't mind cause there are still quite a few of these on the road and a few of you have claimed ownership to one of these 4th generation Accords, so enjoy. A couple of things to note, I could do a video on taking out the wishbone bolt alone, I've run into a few problems here such as a rusted bolt that won't come out of it's bushing as one example, perhaps future videos will show how to overcome this problem. I thought this one went together well despite the fact that you might be getting sick of Honda Accords, I still have more from other makes that I haven't edited or posted yet. I have more to this video as well that may show up in DVD form at one point, YouTube only gives me 10min to work with but I think that is enough to get you started and not lose interest. Perhaps you could help by submitting questions in the form of text responses or what I would really like is a video response to something I've put out there, that would be great. Visit me at EricTheCarGuy.com http://ericthecarguy.com/ Visit EricTheCarGuy Forum http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/default.aspx Visit my Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy Stay dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





Removing Broken Fasteners -EricTheCarGuy
I think this has been one of the most requested videos ever. I think if you spend any time at all repairing vehicles, you will eventually run into this problem. There are many different ways of dealing with it and I cover most of those in this video. The focus however, is on drilling and tapping out the broken fastener. Yes, there are other methods that are not demonstrated in this video, and I may make videos specifically on those methods at some point in the future. One method I forgot to mention was welding something onto the broken fastener so that you could turn it out. I meant to mention that, but forgot. For now, I think this will help you if you find yourself dealing with a broken fastener. I wish you luck no matter what method you choose. Another option mentioned in the comments is left handed drill bits. They also have these with a special remover built into the bit. This is something I haven't used in the past and I don't currently own a set, but many have stated that it is another option for removing broken fasteners. There's a link below to these tools. Lots of links for you with this one. Using a Torch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPlndTrPK6A This is where the engine cam from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EawfCXRxXg Tools Drill: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/buffalo-tools-ps07215-18-volt-cordless-drill/#oi d=1002_1 Angle Drill (pneumatic): http://www.jbtoolsales.com/performance-tool-m649-3-8-heavy-duty-angle-drill /#oid=1002_1 Angle Drill (electric): http://www.jbtoolsales.com/dewalt-dw160v-3-8-vsr-right-angle-drill/#oid=100 2_1 Left Handed Drill Bits: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/mountain-55672-5-piece-mountain-left-hand-drill- bit-set/#oid=1002_1 Screw Extractor Set: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/otc-4651-screw-extractor-set/#oid=1002_1 Broken Spark Plug Remover: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/lisle-65600-broken-spark-plug-remover-set-for-fo rd-triton-5-4l/#oid=1002_1 Bolt gauge: http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/370711336405?lpid=82 Tap and Die Set: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/gearwrench-3887-75-piece-tap-and-die-drive-tool- set-sae-metric/#oid=1002_1 Tap sockets: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/irwin-3095001a-adjustable-tap-socket-small/#oid= 1002_1 Center punch: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/lisle-30280-automatic-center-punch-5-1-2-long/#o id=1002_1 Drill Bits: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/buffalo-tools-ps07535-titanium-drill-bit-set/#oi d=1002_1 Drill bit sharpener: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/drill-doctor-350x-drill-bit-sharpener/#oid=1002_ 1 Punch set: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/performance-tool-w750-7-pc-chisel-punch-set/#oid =1002_1 Hammer: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/gearwrench-82253-ball-pein-hammer-32-oz-fibergla ss/#oid=1002_1 Vice Grips: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/irwin-37-pliers-locking-2pc-10wrench-5wrench/#oi d=1002_1 Safety glasses: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/sas-safety-5341-nsx-cricket-safety-glasses-black -frame/#oid=1002_1 Easy outs: http://www.jbtoolsales.com/otc-4651-screw-extractor-set/#oid=1002_1 Easy out drill bits: http://www.zorotools.com/g/00065862/k-G2602731?utm_source=google_shopping&u tm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Google_Shopping_Feed&kw=%7Bkeyword%7D&gclid=CNPK iea6nrwCFY1cMgodVjwAkw Discussion about this video: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/forum/18-The-EricTheCarGuy-Video-Forum/49344-r emoving-broken-fasteners#87001 The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Information on Premium Membership: https://www.ericthecarguy.com/premium-content-streaming-etcg-content Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.





AC Clutch Repair and Noise Diagnosis -EricTheCarGuy
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