REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
- Raise and safely support the vehicle.
- Remove the rear driveline module from the vehicle.
- Remove the overrunning clutch case-to-rear carrier bolts. Separate the overrunning clutch case from the rear carrier.
- Remove the overrunning clutch outer race snapring and slide the clutch race off of the shaft.
- Using a spline socket and a wrench, remove the pinion nut.
- Unfasten the front carrier cover retaining bolts and remove the carrier cover.
- Place a block of wood under the end of the pinion shaft. Tap the end of the pinion against the wood to remove the spacer from the shaft.
- Install the front carrier onto the case and tighten the retaining nuts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
- Clean and inspect the seal area, apply a light coat of oil to the drive pinion seal.
- Install the seal using a seal installer. The seal must be installed with the spring towards the rear of the case.
- Apply a light coat of oil onto the drive pinion spacer and slide it onto the pinion shaft with the tapered side facing out.
- Apply a light coat of oil to the overrunning clutch seal and install with a seal installer, the seal must be installed with the spring facing outward.
- Install the pinion nut and tighten to 150 ft. lbs. (203 Nm).
- Install the overrunning clutch outer race and snapring.
- Apply Loctite® sealer to the overrunning clutch sealing surface and install the clutch case to the rear carrier. Tighten to 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
- Install the rear driveline module into the vehicle. Check and fill the fluid as required.