Chrysler Caravan/Voyager/Town and Country 1996-1999

Differential Side Gears

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise and safely support the rear of the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect both rear halfshafts from the axle carrier assembly.
  4.  
  5. Using 2 prybars, remove the output shaft.
  6.  
  7. Unfasten the end cover retaining bolts and remove the end cover.
  8.  
  9. Remove the differential assembly from the rear driveline case.
  10.  
  11. Remove the ring gear bolts and separate the differential case from the differential body.
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  13. Using a punch and hammer, remove the differential pinion shaft pin.
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  15. Slide the differential pinion shaft out of the differential case.
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To install:
  1. Replace the pinion gears, shaft or washers as required.
  2.  
  3. Reverse steps 8-5 to assemble the differential. Tighten the ring gear bolts to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the differential into the module case. Clean and inspect sealer surfaces.
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  7. Apply Loctite® gasket eliminator or equivalent, and install the end cover. Tighten, in the sequence shown, to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
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  9. Install the rear halfshafts and lower the vehicle.
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