This axle shaft is a new, aftermarket part. It is just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order!

Specifications:

  • Fits either LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • CV Style Axle Shaft
  • Brand New, not refurbished or rebuilt
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • No core charge
  • Correct for models with or without ABS (Anti-Lock Brakes)

Features & Benefits of each NEW CV (Constant Velocity) axle shaft:

  • 100% Neoprene Boots for excellent Ozone resistance. - Eliminates cracking; a leading cause for failure of CV boots
  • 3% moly grease. - Provides excellent high temperature and extreme pressure characteristics which extends the life of the joint
  • Axle nut supplied 100%. - If axle nut from the vehicle is worn or stripped there is no need to buy a separate axle nut because it is provided
  • Splines rolled 100%. - Guarantees proper installation of axle into mating hub and transmission eliminating installation hassle
  • Threads rolled 100%. - Guarantees proper installation of axle nut eliminating installation hassle

Note: This is for one axle shaft assembly.

Axle shafts may need replacing for a variety of different reasons. On vehicles that do heavy work or endure other extreme use you can actually break an axle or strip the splines or teeth. More often the CV joint wears out causing noises and vibration while accelerating or turning.

Item Condition: New

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:45)
    • Pry off the hub cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Loosen the 35mm hub nut with the vehicle on the ground
    • Loosen the lug nuts
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Rotor (1:28)
    • Remove the 17mm bolts from the brake caliper while using an 18mm wrench to hold the inside nut
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Pry the brake pads off with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the 18mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull the rotor off
    • If the rotor will not come off hit the rotor with a ball peen hammer
    • If the rotor still won't come off, thread the bolts into the press holes and slide the rotor off
    • Remove the center hub nut
  3. step : Removing the Axle (2:57)
    • Remove the 15mm bolts from the panel to access the driver side
    • Remove the 15mm bolts from the control arm with a socket, ratchet, and wrench
    • Hammer the upper control arm off the ball joint
    • Pry open the clip and remove the brake line wiring harness
    • Wire-tire the caliper onto the backing plate
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the brake line bracket
    • Pull the control arm back from the steering knuckle
    • Place a pry bar onto the back of the axle where it connects to the transmission
    • Hammer the pry bar to push the axle out
    • Place a drip pan underneath the differential
    • Maneuver the axle out of the differential
  4. step : Installing the Axle (6:03)
    • Fit the axle into the hub and then push it into place
    • As you go, place the steering knuckle into the ball joint on the control arm
    • Make sure the axle is locked
    • Replace the brake line bracket
    • Insert and tighten the 10mm bolts to the brake line bracket
    • Re-clip the harness to the brake line
    • Hammer the upper control arm onto the ball joint
    • Replace and tighten the 15mm bolts to the control arm
    • Torque the 15mm bolt to 55 to 60 ft/lbs
  5. step : Installing the Rotor (8:29)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread on one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Apply brake grease to the caliper bracket bolts
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the 18mm bolts by hand and tighten them
    • Torque the bolts to 110 ft/lbs of torque
    • Install the new brake pads into the bracket
    • Apply brake grease to the brake pads
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the 17mm bolts by hand
    • Torque bolts to 40 ft/lbs
    • Replace the hub nut and remove the lug nut
  6. step : Reattaching the Wheel (10:21)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the hub nut
    • Torque the lug nuts to 100 ft/lbs in a crossing or star pattern
    • Torque the hub nut to 103 ft/lbs
    • Reattach the center cap
  7. step : Testing the Brakes (11:19)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Drain Pan

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Brake Parts Cleaner

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 35mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2004-2007Buick Rainier Buick Rainier Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2002-2009Chevy Trailblazer Chevy Trailblazer Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2002-2006Chevy Trailblazer EXT Chevy Trailblazer EXT Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2002-2009GMC Envoy GMC Envoy Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2002-2006GMC Envoy XL GMC Envoy XL Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2004-2005GMC Envoy XUV GMC Envoy XUV Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2003-2008Isuzu Ascender Isuzu Ascender Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2002-2004Oldsmobile Bravada Olds Bravada Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345
2005-2009Saab 9-7X Saab 9-7X Front CV Axle Shaft Driver or Passenger Side A1 Cardone 66-1345

This part replaces:

  • A1 Cardone 66-1345
  • Hollander 447-02647
Part #: CAACV00041

Out of Stock

A1 CARDONE
Brand #: 66-1345

How-to Video:

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