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eyob07
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Mar 21, 2017, 7:13 PM

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Hi there everyone this is a 2008 Nissan sentra 2.0. the ball joint on the passenger side broke off, and as the result the inner CV joint is separated form the boot, my questions is after i replace the lower control arm, do i have to replace the the whole axle or jut replace the boot on the old one and use it again. need your opinion thank you all.


Tom Greenleaf
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Mar 21, 2017, 10:29 PM

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First, if a ball joint broke right off it's time to check all joints front and rear that are wearing items of the sort.


The CV joint: Whole rebuilt "1/2" shafts are so inexpensive it's almost never worth fussing with fixing one at all. Check, probably under $100 with core charge for your old one you get back or exchange right away,


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eyob07
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Mar 22, 2017, 6:51 PM

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thank you for your advice and that was what I did, everything works fine now.


Tom Greenleaf
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Mar 23, 2017, 1:18 AM

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Sounds good. Will close as solved,


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