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2003 Bora V6, passenger side outer CV Joint Boot clamp keeps falling off. I hope to tackle this next week (when the wheel locking nuts arrive) and need advice as to how to do this properly.

When I bought the car, this clip was loose; all other wheels are fine.
When I replaced the clutch last year, with drive shaft out, I replaced the clip and used the special tool to crimp it tight.
By the time car went for a wheel alignment, it was loose. The garage reinstalled it.

I recently noticed it was loose again.

Does the boot need to slide further to the outside?

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I re-did my CV boots due to MOT ( safety inspection) and one of them spun a small amount of grease out after a few miles - it really needed a good extra crimp with the Oettinger clamp pliers even though I'd given it a good hard crimp beforehand, it's been fine since.
 

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I looked through my photos, I did replace the inner clip before reinstalling.
You might be right, I may need to squash the bellows up a little bit, but the inner clamp still goes in a predetermined spot.

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