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Ok, have a 97 5spd escort and i need to get the axle out of the tranny and ive done everything i can and still nothing. Someone said there is a clip on the inside of the tranny that holds it in, i dont know so anyone have any ideas?
 

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I had trouble getting my passenger side axle out last fall.... I used a 3 foot piece of one inch by 1/4 inch angle iron as a punch. I put one end of the angle iron on the large metal part of the axle near the transmission and gave the other end a couple of raps with a 3 Lb hammer. That pushed the axle out.

If you don't have a chunk of angle iron, you could use a small piece of thick pipe or something similar as a punch.
 

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There is a circlip on the transmission side of the axle. The trick to loosen it is to jerk it out, not ease it out. There is a tool available from AutoZone's Loan-a-Tool program that, when attached to their slide hammer, pops the axle out pretty easily.

The slide hammer is OEM 27033, and the axle puller attachment is OEM 27058.

Casey

P.S. Some people have had luck prying the axle out using prybars or other tools for leverage. If you go this route, be careful of where you pry.
 
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