Saab Frequently Asked Questions
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Outer CV boot replacement on a 1996 Saab 900SE turbo. The repair had to be done because the old boot developed a crack and started leaking grease.
Tools and supplies:
new CV boot kit: boot, clamps, snap ring and grease;
32 mm socket: hub centre nut;
18 mm socket: tie rod nut;
17 mm socket: wheel bolts;
15 mm socket: control arm to subframe bolt;
13 mm socket: lower sway bar link nut;
11 mm open wrench: upper part of sway bar link;
10 mm Allen key: caliper bolts;
5 mm Allen key: ABS sensor screws, rotor index screw;
car jack and axle stands;
C-clamp: for tightening the tie rod end;