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Mar 9, 4:39pm - #120765 
CV Pipe?

So i went to start my car today and it was dead...had to have the battery replaced at NTB angry anyway...while i am waiting for them to put the battery in a guy comes over to me and says that they found my left side CV pipe is cracked...he gave me a written estimate of $350 and said it would take aprox 4 hours. I have a couple of questions...

1) What does this CV pipe do exactly?

2) Would it be covered under my warranty at the dealership?

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Mar 9, 8:20pm - #120766 
No one knows what a CV pipe is?? confused

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Mar 9, 8:21pm - #120767 
i;ve never heard of a CV pipe in my life... especially not on a car. confused confused

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Mar 9, 8:35pm - #120768 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
i;ve never heard of a CV pipe in my life... especially not on a car. confused confused



interesting then that it will cost $350 to be fixed wtf

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Mar 9, 8:37pm - #120769 
go back and ask them what it does... and ask them to tell you where it is and show you where it is...

i may be wrong... but i am 99 percent sure there is no such thing as a CV pipe.

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Mar 9, 8:39pm - #120770 
Does he mean CV shaft. Which would be located in the front end and is used to drive the car. Goes from tranny to the wheel. Which i know that they cost about that much money.

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Mar 9, 8:54pm - #120771 
confused i think someone is bullshiting u... wtf

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Mar 9, 9:19pm - #120772 
agree

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Mar 9, 9:25pm - #120773 
Originally Posted by SeeULater
Does he mean CV shaft. Which would be located in the front end and is used to drive the car. Goes from tranny to the wheel. Which i know that they cost about that much money.


that is probably it...but on the estimate sheet they gave me that said $350 it said CV pipe

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Mar 9, 11:58pm - #120774 
i expected a better response to this question...it probably is the CV shaft? can anyone give me some details on what exactly a CV shaft does??

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