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How do I change the boot on my CV axle?

How do I change the boot on my CV axle?

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How much does it cost to replace a CV boot on a Nissan Rogue?

The CV boot replacement cost ranges from around $30 to $60. The price varies depending on the year and model of your vehicle. For instance, a 2018 Nissan Rogue CV boot replacement may cost more compared to boots made for older models. The boot may be bought per piece or as a kit or a set.

Can you drive a car with a torn CV boot?

It is possible to drive a car with a torn CV boot, but doing so will likely lead to further damage that will eventually require more extensive repair. Among the indications that a CV joint or axle has been damaged is a clicking or popping noise when turning, or vibrations at highway speeds.

How much does it cost to fix a CV boot?

If your CV joint is still in good working order but the CV boot is what needs to be replaced, then you’re looking at around $250 to $300 for the parts that are necessary to replace the boot. When you factor in the cost of labor, you’re looking at around $550 to $650 to have the boot replaced in your car.

What does a bad CV boot sound like?

Clicking sound when turning When the CV axle gets worn down due to constant use, it can loosen the joints. As the outer joints become unstable, they may produce a distinct sound that some people describe as a click or a pop. This sound is most noticeable when you make sharp or fast turns while driving around corners.

How serious is a leaking CV boot?

Grease leak Over time, with exposure to the elements a CV boot can become dry or brittle and crack or tear. When a CV boot cracks or tears it will usually leak grease onto the inside of the wheel. A torn boot can also allow dirt, debris, and moisture to enter the CV joint, which will damage the joint.