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Think I broke something :(

mastergrader0072010-08-09 22:12:45 +0000 #1
I was backing up a hill tonight with the diff lock on in my 08 prowler xtx and POP. i knew it didnt sound good so i drove up to the house and grabbed the front drivers side axle and sure enough the wheel end is flopping around inside the boot. I just got this prowler and was wondering if maybe it is possible for something to just pop out, or did i infact snap the shaft??? if i did wreck the cv does anyone know if the drivers side is considered the front "left" or "right"??? is there any cross reference parts that are cheaper that will fit??? any info would be great. thanks
phreebsd2010-08-09 22:16:52 +0000 #2
you probably broke the cage inside the cv joint.
mastergrader0072010-08-09 22:42:30 +0000 #3
can i just buy the cage or whatever??? or do i have to buy the whole shaft???? i'm a former polaris man, but i am now an arctic cat man due to a theif stealing my quad. think i came out ahead of the game tho.
supermanjrp2010-08-09 23:09:15 +0000 #4
it is considered the front left axle. and u can get a gorilla to replace it but yea i would suggest backing up with diff lock on. Also dont back up under strain cause it will cause doing that will cause it will cause u to brake the bevel gears. Getting the correct side front axle is important cause one side deals with the diff lock and one side dont.
08GreenBrute2010-08-09 23:47:29 +0000 #5
i think you can just get a cv. but I'm not real sure
mastergrader0072010-08-10 00:42:18 +0000 #6
anyone have a swapped out stocker they wanna get rid of????
mastergrader0072010-08-09 23:25:21 +0000 #7
well, i purchased this used for 7500canadian with no miles on it and I contacted the lady and she said she thinks she bought the extended warranty. I went to the local AC dealer today armed with my vin# and lone behold, I have warranty till march 2010!!! sweet deal in my opinion!! lol anyway, the only other question i have is that the dealer said there would be a $50 deductable on the warranty repair. does that sound right or are they trying to collect enough cash to buy a case of beer for hunting season??? lol regardless $50 is pretty cheap vs the $330+tax they wanted for the axle alone.
08GreenBrute2010-08-09 23:35:05 +0000 #8
id be happy to pay the $50 rather than buy the axle and change it
mastergrader0072010-08-09 23:54:00 +0000 #9
my thoughts exactly!! lol. I figured that maybe they didnt like the fact that they had to fix something for someone that didnt buy the buggy brand new from them. Oh well. I am glad that the only arctic cat dealer for around moved to the end of my road! kinda sweet to be able to drive my prowler striaght there vs trailering it 45 mins to the next closest one.
cojack2010-08-10 02:34:16 +0000 #10
^^^^^Luck is On your Side Buddy!^^^^Never works that way for me!

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