How Do You Replace CV Axles On A 95 Dodge Neon?
A constant velocity joint axle (CV axle) is the drive shaft on front wheel drive cars. The axle has two joints that are fully articulating–they work just like a human wrist. The joints have the ability to swivel in any direction while applying transferring power to the drive wheels. One joint is next to the transmission and the other next to the hub or wheel. If the rubber boot breaks that covers the joint and contains the grease, the grease is released and the joint rapidly decays. The CV boot is generally the primary reason for CV axle failure. Jack the front of the Dodge Neon up and support on jack stands. Remove the front wheels. Turn the ignition key to unlock the steering wheel. Remove the cotter pin and large axle nut retainer in the center of the rotor. Remove the two large bolts and nuts attaching the strut to the spindle. Push in on the CV axle where it protrudes through the center of the rotor, and make sure it is loose enough to push out. If it is difficult to push, reinst