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Old 04-16-2018, 05:02 PM
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Need More Help-Axle shaft

08' S Automatic
Dropped a new(used) Transmission in. Could not get old driver side axle out of old trans. Now I cant get the a rebuilt axle into the new trans. I know its the "c" clip that is stopping it from going in. I have removed the clip and it slides right in. This has happened with a Rockauto axle and a Napa brand axle.

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Old 04-18-2018, 02:07 PM
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I usually put some moly grease or anti seize on the clip. Use it sparingly, you don't need to goober the clip up. They are often tough to R&R
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Get a factory MINI axle. We see these problems all the time from the aftermarket axles.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/cv-axl...-cooper-s.html
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