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07 Sportsman 500 DLX CV Boot Replacement question

I have a 2007 Sportsman 500 dlx. I am trying to replace the rear CV boot which requires pulling the axle out. All I have seen on You Tube shows a Clamp (snap ring) that you have to remove for it to pull out. Mine does not have this clamp? How do you get it out of there and back in? I appreciate any answers.
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Some cheap aftermarket drive shafts are crimped instead of having a snap ring. Boot tears and you replace the shaft
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If you're talking about getting the axle out, you just jerk straight out on it once you get the hub and bearing carrier and stuff out of the way. There is a spring ring (#6) on the end of the shaft that holds it in the differential. A retaining ring holes the CV on the shaft (#7) and the boot is held on with clamps (#'s 4 and 2). They are ALL made the same general way with some slight variations.
Not sure what you're talking about a "Clamp (snap ring)"??

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