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According to my old RSX, I would like to put a new grease for my CV joints on both sides, all of my boots are ok. I know that there are each outer and inner cv boots for each side of the wheels. My concern is, is it possible to un clamp the CV boots and put a new grease without remove the Axles?:confused:
 

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Why would you want to re-grease the CV joints if the boots are OK? The grease already there will far outlast the boots. The grease is special grease and the boots are completely packed with it. If you put in the wrong type of grease you could do more harm than good.
Boots are ok, doesn't meant the grease inside the boot are. Grease dont last forever when it at high temp, because movement of the balls inside the boots will cause the grease to thin, weak, and change color like milkshake. Then the balls will going out of shapes. That's how the axles will be F..k.
my car is over 100 k miles, the grease is old, maybe not thick anymore, I think is kinda brown, liquid. I want to take care before the axles going badly at high speed or the balls inside wont last long. I have researched that we should grease the axles once a while to keep it in good mood. like every 5 years, or high mileages.
 

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I just finished the driver side axle. I put more High Temp Grease that I got from Autozone, the new grease look like cheese color. It was tough when I put the new clamp for the inner axles.
I just jack up the car, remove the wheel, then remove the old clamp, put more new grease, put new clamp. Tomorrow, I will finish the passenger side.
I know the manual never tell us do it. But I try to see if I can improve or shorten the life of these axles.
 
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