V70 XC AWD L5-2.4L Turbo VIN 56 B5254T (1998)
Open the circlip to free it from the groove and insert a drift between the circlip lugs as above.
Tap the inner race a little way along the shaft to hold the circlip open.
Using a brass drift, tap CV joint off the shaft.
NOTE: Tap inner race only to avoid damaging cage or outer race.
Remove circlip from CV joint.
3. Remove clips from inboard boot (gaiter) if changing boot.
Remove boot from driveshaft.
Cleaning and checking outboard CV joints, see steps 4 through 7.
Cleaning inboard CV joints
NOTE: All inboard CV joints (manual and automatic) must be cleaned assembled and blown clean before greasing.
Cleaning/checking outboard CV joints
NOTE: Outboard CV joints can be cleaned in assembled form. For inspection/check Procedures see steps 4 through 8.
4. Mark the relative positions of the outer race, cage and inner race in the CV joint with an electric scriber.
5. Remove balls
Tilt inner race and cage and remove balls clockwise, one by one.
Use an electric scriber to mark where you started removing the balls.
Put the balls in order so they can be put back in the same position later.