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7Using side-cutters (or suitable substitute), remove both outer boot clamps from the shaftNote the position of the different-sized
secure both outer boot clamps 5Inspect the splines of the shaft, the bearing ring, and the housing for damageNOTE: If any
damage is apparent to the splines, the bearing ring, andor the housing, the drive axle must be replaced as an assembly !
CAUTION It is important that the clamps are positioned correctly or they may loosen when in motion 6Using side-cutters (or
suitable substitute), remove the small clamp from the shaft ASSEMBLING AXLES ATV-1048 1Install the inner boot with the small
clamp making sure the ends of the clamp are positioned correctlyNOTE: The boot is positioned correctly when the small end
of the boot seats down into the recessed groove6-21 NOTE: At this point if the outer boot is damaged, continue with step