H3 2006

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



Special tools required:



J 2619-01: Slide hammer
 
J 8092: Universal drive handle 3 / 4 inch
 
J 21426: Extension housing seal installer
 
J 29369-2: Bushing and bearing remover 2-3 inch
 
J 45232: Differential bearing adjuster needle bearing installer-Left
 

  1. Remove the wheel drive shaft.

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    Fig. Remove the front wheel drive shaft

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  3. Remove the swaybar link from the lower control arm.

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    Fig. Remove the swaybar link from the lower control arm

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  5. Using the J 29369-2 and the J 2619-01, remove the axle seal.

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    Fig. Using the J 29369-2 (2) and the J 2619-01 (1), remove the axle seal

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  7. Using the J 29369-2 and the J 2619-01, remove the axle bearing.

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    Fig. Using the J 29369-2 (1) and the J 2619-01 (2), remove the axle bearing

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To install:

  1. Position the axle bearing in the intermediate housing.
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  3. Using the J 45232 and the J 8092, install the axle bearing.

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    Fig. Using the J 45232 (1) and the J 8092 (2), install the axle bearing

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  5. Using the J 21426, install the axle seal.

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    Fig. Using the J 21426 (1), install the axle seal

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  7. Install the wheel drive shaft.
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  9. Install the swaybar link to the lower control arm.
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  11. Check in fluid level.
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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