Aztek, Rendezvous 2001-2005

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear tire and wheel assembly
     
    Rear halfshaft
     
    Differential output shaft oil seal. Do not damage the differential sealing surfaces.
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    Inspect the sealing surface of the wheel drive shaft inner tri-pot housing to ensure it is free of corrosion. Use a crocus cloth in order to remove any light corrosion and clean the sealing surface with denatured alcohol, or equivalent.



    Left axle shaft oil seal, using the J 44809
     




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  3. Lubricate the wheel drive shaft sealing surface of the oil seal with synthetic gear oil.

    Left wheel halfshaft
     
    Tire and wheel assembly
     

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  5. Inspect the differential lubricant level.
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