how do I unbolt the cv joint from the trans?

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Asked by Sep 24, 2007 at 10:12 AM about the 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i can't get the drive out of the spindle. theres not enough room to pull it through.  do i have to unbolt the shock to let the spindle drop?

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Yes, the Macpherson strut and then you also probably have to pry the lower control arm down.

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P.S. Mark where the strut bolts are positioned in case they are used for wheel alignment.

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