CV axles are designed to transmit the power from your vehicle's drivetrain to the wheels while being able to flex and pivot to the demands of the steering and suspension systems.  If your vehicle is making clicking noises at lower speeds or when making turns, it may be time to replace your CV axles with our 100% brand new assemblies.

100% New Components

For quality fit, finish, and easy installation.

Heat Treated

For longer-lasting life and consistent performance under different road conditions.

Precision Machined

And made of brand new components, held to tighter tolerances for better consistency than rebuilt parts.

Part Details

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 (0:23)
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • 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 Axle Nut (0:45)
    • Remove the center cap
    • Reinstall the wheel
    • Tighten the lug nuts by hand
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Loosen the axle nut with a 34mm socket and breaker bar
    • Raise and secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the wheel
    • Tap on the end of the cv axle with the nut flush with the shaft
  3. step : Removing the Brake Caliper and ABS Sensor (3:22)
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Remove 13mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Remove the 10mm bolt from the ABS sensor
    • Remove the ABS sensor from the knuckle
  4. step : Removing the CV Axle (4:49)
    • Remove the lower strut bolts with 24mm socket and breaker bar, counterholding with a 21mm wrench
    • Tap the end of the axle with a hammer to release it
    • Remove the nut
    • Slide the axle out of the knuckle
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Pry the axle out of the transmission
  5. step : Installing the CV Axle (9:34)
    • Insert the CV axle into the transmission until it hits the lock ring
    • Tap the CV axle into place with a dead blow hammer until it's locked in
    • Clean off any leaks from the transmission case with brake parts cleaner
    • Insert the CV axle into the knuckle
    • Thread the axle nut on by hand
    • Insert the lower strut bolts into the knuckle
    • Tighten the strut bolts with a 24mm socket and ratchet and a 21mm wrench
    • Torque the nuts to 144 foot-pounds
  6. step : Installing the Brake Caliper and ABS Sensor (12:35)
    • Insert the ABS sensor into place
    • Tighten the 10mm bolt to the sensor
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread bolts by hand
    • Tighten bolts to 42 foot-pounds
    • Clean the rotor with brake parts cleaner or mineral spirits
  7. step : Reattaching the Wheel (14:30)
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 140 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Tighten the hub nut to 173 foot-pounds
    • Press on the center cap
  8. step : Testing the Transmission Fluid Level (15:25)
    • In a well ventilated area, start and run the vehicle to operating temperature
    • Turn the transmission fill/dipstick counterclockwise
    • Wipe off the dipstick
    • Insert the dipstick into place
    • Measure the fluid level
    • If needed, insert a funnel into place
    • Add the appropriate amount and type of transmission fluid
    • Check the amount with the dipstick
    • Tighten the cap

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Funnel
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands
  • Rubber Mallet
  • Floor Jack

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Brake Parts Cleaner
  • Bungee Cord
  • Transmission Fluid

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Pry Bar
  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 24mm Socket
  • 34mm Socket
  • 10mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 21mm wrench
  • 24mm Wrench

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Vehicle Fit

  • 2008-2014 Buick Enclave Front CV Axle Shaft Driver Side TRQ CSA82140
  • 2009-2014 Chevy Traverse Front CV Axle Shaft Driver Side TRQ CSA82140
  • 2007-2015 GMC Acadia Front CV Axle Shaft Driver Side TRQ CSA82140
  • 2007-2010 Saturn Outlook Front CV Axle Shaft Driver Side TRQ CSA82140

This part replaces:

  • OE # 15116786
  • A1 Cardone 66-1465
  • TRQ CSA82140
Part #: 1AACV00171

TRQ
Brand #: CSA82140

How-to Video:

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