How To: Remove a driveshaft hub nut on a front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicle

Remove a driveshaft hub nut on a front-wheel drive (FWD) vehicle

Ever found yourself in need of removing the driveshaft hub nut on your front-wheel drive car? It's not quite like removing the lug nuts, because it's much bigger. Well, it can be really easy to remove the driveshaft hub nut, and this video tutorial will show you the secret.

The example car in this video is a Citroën Xantia 1.9L I4 Turbodiesel FWD vehicle. The process is very similar to other make and model front-wheel drive cars. If you have the conventional automotive repair tools, you can do this just fine.

The secret? A simple spare tire jack. This shortcut is an established safe method of loosening the drive shaft hub nut.

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