Honda_Cr-V_2001-2006

Axle Shaft

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Removal & Installation



  1. Loosen the wheel nuts.
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  3. Carefully raise the locking tab of the axle spindle nut using a hammer and chisel.
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  5. Loosen and remove the axle nut.
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  7. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  9. Remove the rear wheel.
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  11. Remove the halfshafts from the differential. Refer to the differential removal procedure in this section for specific details.
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  13. Carefully remove the halfshaft from the trailing arm assembly by tapping on it with a plastic hammer, or using a suitable drift and hammer.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal taking note of the following points:

    Install new set rings in the groove of the splined inner CV-joint shafts.
     
    Top off the differential fluid as necessary.
     
    Install a new spindle nut and torque to 134 ft. lbs. (181 Nm), and once tightened, stake the nut.
     
    Tighten the wheel nuts to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
     

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