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.

2,955

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

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