Inner CV Joint - Mini 1974-01

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Mini Inner CV joint (Pot Joint) to suit all models from 1974 onwards
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Mini inner CV Joint (GCV1102), commonly known as a pot joint, this type of drive coupling was fitted to all Minis from 1974 onwards.

Other parts that may be helpful:

GCD101 - Mini Rubber Drive coupling usually fitted to models pre 1974

27H7880 - Hardy Spicer universal joint for Mini Cooper S and Mini automatic models

GCV1013 -  Outer CV Joint for all mini models fitted with disc brakes, excluding the Mini Cooper 997cc/ 998cc  with 7" brake discs

GCV1105 -  Outer CV Joint for all mini models fitted with drum brakes, including the Mini Cooper 997cc/ 998cc  with 7" brake discs


Mini Sport recommends -

- When replacing the CV Joint (pot joint) it is recommended to renew the oil seal in the gearbox diff end cover that the joint sits in. See ADU5738OE

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What are CV Joints?

CV Joints or Constant Velocity joints are fitted to all Minis, at both ends of the drive shafts, to transfer torque from the gearbox to the drive wheels.  Outer CV Joints connect the drive shafts to the wheels, whilst the inner CV joints connect the drive shafts to the differential and gearbox.

CV Joint Problems

A CV joint is packed with a special high velocity grease and sealed tight with the rubber boot, that is held in place with two clamps.  The most common problem with CV Joints is when the protective boot splits or is damaged, allowing the grease to escape with dirt and moisture getting in, causing the CV Joint to wear and eventually fail.

Symptoms of a failing CV Joint

Sudden failures of constant velocity joints are rare, but CV Joints do wear out and may fail as a result of loss of lubrication or grease contamination, usually due to a failed boot.

- Clicking noise when turning. 

- Clunk when accelerating or decelerating  

- Humming or growling noise, from the front. 

- A shudder or vibration when accelerating. 

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