Honda Cars 2007-2008

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the rear tires.
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  5. Lift up the locking tab on the spindle nut. Remove the nut.
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  7. Remove the cotter pin from the lower arm ball joint castle nut. Remove the nut. Separate the ball joint from the lower arm.
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  9. Remove the wheel sensor harness from the upper arm.
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  11. Make reference marks across the inboard joint and the rear differential.
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  13. Remove the six inboard joint mounting bolts and nuts. Remove the inboard joint from the rear differential.
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  15. Pull the knuckle outward and remove the outboard joint from the wheel hub using a plastic hammer.
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  17. Remove the halfshaft.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. After the front tire is installed, turn the front wheel by hand and make sure there is no interference between the halfshaft and surrounding parts.
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  5. Check the rear wheel alignment. Adjust if necessary.
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