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CV Pipe? #120765 Mar 9, 4:39pm Mar 9, 4:39pm
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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?

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: Chris McLean] #120766 Mar 9, 8:20pm Mar 9, 8:20pm
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No one knows what a CV pipe is?? confused

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: Chris McLean] #120767 Mar 9, 8:21pm Mar 9, 8:21pm
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i;ve never heard of a CV pipe in my life... especially not on a car. confused confused

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: spaztikid] #120768 Mar 9, 8:35pm Mar 9, 8:35pm
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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

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: Chris McLean] #120769 Mar 9, 8:37pm Mar 9, 8:37pm
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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.

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: Chris McLean] #120770 Mar 9, 8:39pm Mar 9, 8:39pm
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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.

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: Chris McLean] #120771 Mar 9, 8:54pm Mar 9, 8:54pm
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confused i think someone is bullshiting u... wtf

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: trog2233] #120772 Mar 9, 9:19pm Mar 9, 9:19pm
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agree

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: SeeULater] #120773 Mar 9, 9:25pm Mar 9, 9:25pm
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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

Re: CV Pipe? [Re: Chris McLean] #120774 Mar 9, 11:58pm Mar 9, 11:58pm
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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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