Eos (1F7) V6-3.2L (BUB) (2008)
Constant Velocity Joint: Testing and Inspection
Inner CV Joint, Checking, With CV Joint VL100
Inner CV Joint, Checking, with CV Joint VL100
‹› The joint must be disassembled to replace dirty grease or for checking the balls and ball tracks for wear and damage.
Swing ball hub and ball cage.
Press out ball joint housing in - direction of arrow -.
Press balls out of cage.
‹› Ball hub and joint piece are paired. Do not interchange.
Flip out ball hub from ball cage via running path of ball - arrows -.
‹› Check joint piece, ball hub, ball cage and balls for small broken off depressions (pitting build-up) and chafing.
Excessive circumferential backlash in joint makes itself noticed via tip-in shock. Joint must be replaced in such cases. Flattening and running marks of
balls are no reason to replace joint.
Insert ball hub into ball cage via two chamfers. The installation position is at random. Press balls into cage.
‹› Ball hub has 2 different distances between ball tracks, a larger and a smaller.
Insert hub with cage and balls upright into joint piece, a smaller space - b - must face toward open side of joint piece when doing this.