These axle shafts are just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order!

Specifications:

  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver) & RH (Passenger Side) FRONT
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 5L3Z 3B436 A, 5L3Z3B436A
  • Brand New, not refurbished or rebuilt
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • No core charge

These cv axle shafts make great replacements and have good cost savings over the dealer units!

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. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Remove the wheel (1:03)
    • Remove the lug cap
    • Loosen the lug nuts.
    • Remove the cover and cotter pin from the hub nut and loosen the hub nut.
    • Loosen the seven 13 mm 12 point bolts securing the axle to the front drive.
  2. step : Disconnect the stabilizer link (1:55)
    • Hit them with penetrating oil
    • Use a 14 mm socket and 9/16 socket on the bottom to remove the stabilizer link.
    • This might take a bit of elbow grease with hand tools, but it will come loose.
    • Use a hammer to drive out the stabilizer link.
  3. step : Remove the half shaft of the CV axle. (3:38)
    • Use a large crow bar between the lug bolts to secure the axle while you remove the 13 mm 12 point bolts if you didn't loosen them earlier.
    • Remove the hub nut.
    • Give the axle a good tap with the hammer to break it loose from the steering knuckle.
    • Pull the axle out.
  4. step : Install the new half shaft of the CV axle (5:23)
    • Install the grease fitting on the ball joint and fill with grease.
    • Put the new axle in and bolt in.
    • In a star pattern, torque the 13 mm 12 point bolts to 60 ft lbs.
  5. step : Install the new stabilizer link. (6:20)
    • Thread the bushings and washers on the stabilizer bar and tighten the lock nuts down.
    • Jack up the suspension a bit and tighten the stabilizer link up to 15-17 ft lbs.
  6. step : Put your hub and lug nuts and wheel back on. (7:20)
    • Put the hub nut on and pre-tighten but don't torque it.
    • Put the wheel and lug nuts back on
    • Lower the vehicle and torque the lug nuts in a star pattern to 100 ft lbs.
    • Torque the hub nut to 220 ft lbs.
    • Replace the cotter pin and cover on the hub nut.
    • Put the lug cover back on.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 35mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 9/16 Inch Socket

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CV axles
It's a little to tell yet since they were just installed the other day, however since being installed they appear to be working great, smoother ride than before..
September 19, 2017
Purchased
5 months ago
All parts fit
Parts were shipped Wii key and presented no installation problems
October 19, 2017
Purchased
4 months ago
Christmas gift
I received these as a Christmas gift, but have not had time to install them... They arrived according to schedule.
December 26, 2017
Purchased
2 months ago
Packaging Issues
The packaging for these CV axles was terrible. They arrived split open and looking like they got run over by a truck, luckily the damage to them was cosmetic and I was able to use them. Better packaging for large heavy items would be great.
October 20, 2017
Purchased
4 months ago
Excellent
I used to have some vibration in the front end..but now I don't,my truck runs smoothly, the part looks nice, so far so good
April 1, 2017
Purchased
11 months ago
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How-to Video:

(08:53 min)

Tools List:

    General Tools

  • Center Punch
  • Jack Stands
  • Hammer
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Rust Penetrant

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • 1/2 Inch Breaker Bar
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 14mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 35mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 9/16 Inch Socket




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