Infiniti Car 1998-05

Overhaul 2

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Wheel Side




NOTE
The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  4.  
  5. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  6.  
  7. Remove the boot bands.
  8.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
  2.  


NOTE
Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Use vinyl tape and wrap the end of the shaft to protect the boot during installation

  1. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  2.  
  3. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  4.  
  5. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
  6.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use an old nut to protect the threads when tapping the outer CV joint onto the shaft



NOTE
Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.

  1. Pack the CV joint with 3.5-4.0 ounces of grease.
  2.  
  3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  4.  
  5. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.327-3.406 in. (84.5-86.5mm).
  6.  
  7. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  8.  


NOTE
The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  4.  
  5. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  6.  
  7. Remove the boot bands.
  8.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
  2.  


NOTE
Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

  1. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  2.  
  3. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  4.  
  5. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
  6.  


NOTE
Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.

  1. Pack the CV joint with 4.7-5.11 ounces of grease.
  2.  
  3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  4.  
  5. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  6.  
  7. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Matchmark the housing with the shaft and halfshaft before separating the assembly.
    4.  
    5. Matchmark the spider assembly and halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Remove the snapring and the spider assembly.
    8.  

  4.  


NOTE
Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

  1. Remove the boot.
  2.  


NOTE
Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    4.  
    5. Install the spider assembly making sure the matchmarks made during removal are properly aligned.
    6.  

  2.  


NOTE
The spider is press fit with the serration chamfer facing the shaft.

  1. Install a new snapring.
  2.  

  1. Pack the joint with 4-4.34 ounces (113-123g) of grease.
    1. Install the slide joint housing and the snapring.
    2.  
    3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    4.  

  2.  
  3. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  4.  
  5. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Thread a slide hammer into the joint sub-assembly and pull the joint out of the shaft.
    4.  

  4.  


NOTE
Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

  1. Remove the boot.
  2.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Pack the joint with 3.03-3.39 ounces (86-96g) of grease.
    4.  
    5. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  
    9. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    10.  

  2.  
  3. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.82 in. (97mm).
  4.  
  5. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  

The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  2.  
  3. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  4.  
  5. Remove the boot bands.
  6.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use vinyl tape and wrap the end of the shaft to protect the boot during installation

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use an old nut to protect the threads when tapping the outer CV joint onto the shaft

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 3.5-4.0 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.327-3.406 in. (84.5-86.5mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  

The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  2.  
  3. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  4.  
  5. Remove the boot bands.
  6.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 4.7-5.11 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Matchmark the housing with the shaft and halfshaft before separating the assembly.
    4.  
    5. Matchmark the spider assembly and halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Remove the snap-ring and the spider assembly.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    8.  
    9. Remove the boot.
      NOTE
      Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

    10.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    4.  
    5. Install the spider assembly making sure the matchmarks made during removal are properly aligned.
      NOTE
      The spider is press fit with the serration chamfer facing the shaft.

    6.  
    7. Install a new snap ring.
    8.  

  2.  
  3. Pack the joint with 4-4.34 ounces (113-123g) of grease.
    1. Install the slide joint housing and the snap-ring.
    2.  
    3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  6.  
  7. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Matchmark the housing with the shaft and halfshaft before separating the assembly.
    4.  
    5. Matchmark the spider assembly and halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Remove the snap-ring and the spider assembly.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    8.  
    9. Remove the boot.
      NOTE
      Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

    10.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    4.  
    5. Install the spider assembly making sure the matchmarks made during removal are properly aligned.
      NOTE
      The spider is press fit with the serration chamfer facing the shaft.

    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  

  2.  
  3. Pack the joint with 4-4.34 ounces (113-123g) of grease.
    1. Install the slide joint housing and the snap-ring.
    2.  
    3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  6.  
  7. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Matchmark the housing with the shaft and halfshaft before separating the assembly.
    4.  
    5. Matchmark the spider assembly and halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Remove the snap-ring and the spider assembly.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    8.  
    9. Remove the boot.
      NOTE
      Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

    10.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    4.  
    5. Install the spider assembly making sure the matchmarks made during removal are properly aligned.
      NOTE
      The spider is press fit with the serration chamfer facing the shaft.

    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  

  2.  
  3. Pack the joint with 4-4.34 ounces (113-123g) of grease.
    1. Install the slide joint housing and the snap-ring.
    2.  
    3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  6.  
  7. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  8.  

Automatic Transaxle
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  

The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  2.  
  3. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  4.  
  5. Remove the boot bands.
  6.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use vinyl tape and wrap the end of the shaft to protect the boot during installation-1998-2001 G20

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use an old nut to protect the threads when tapping the outer CV joint onto the shaft-1998-2001 G20

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 3.5-4.0 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.327-3.406 in. (84.5-86.5mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  


NOTE
The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  4.  
  5. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  6.  
  7. Remove the boot bands.
  8.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serrations with tape, so as not to damage the boot.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use vinyl tape and wrap the end of the shaft to protect the boot during installation-2002 G20

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use an old nut or wooden hammer to protect the threads when tapping the outer CV joint onto the shaft-2002 G20

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 3.5-4.0 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.327-3.406 in. (84.5-86.5mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Thread a slide hammer into the joint sub-assembly and pull the joint out of the shaft.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    4.  
    5. Remove the boot.
    6.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Pack the joint with 3.03-3.39 ounces (86-96g) of grease.
    4.  
    5. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  
    9. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    10.  

  2.  
  3. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.82 in. (97mm).
  4.  
  5. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  

The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  2.  
  3. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  4.  
  5. Remove the boot bands.
  6.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 4.7-5.11 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  


NOTE
The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  4.  
  5. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  6.  
  7. Remove the boot bands.
  8.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 4.7-5.11 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm)
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Matchmark the housing with the shaft and halfshaft before separating the assembly
    4.  
    5. Matchmark the spider assembly and halfshaft
    6.  
    7. Remove the snapring and the spider assembly.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    8.  
    9. Remove the boot.
      NOTE
      Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

    10.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    4.  
    5. Install the spider assembly making sure the matchmarks made during removal are properly aligned.
      NOTE
      The spider is press fit with the serration chamfer facing the shaft.

    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  

  2.  
  3. Pack the joint with 4-4.34 ounces (113-123g) of grease.
    1. Install the slide joint housing and the snapring.
    2.  
    3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  6.  
  7. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Thread a slide hammer into the joint sub-assembly and pull the joint out of the shaft.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    4.  
    5. Remove the boot.
    6.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Pack the joint with 3.03-3.39 ounces (86-96g) of grease.
    4.  
    5. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  
    9. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    10.  

  2.  
  3. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.82 in. (97mm).
  4.  
  5. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  6.  

Manual Transaxle
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  

The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  2.  
  3. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  4.  
  5. Remove the boot bands.
  6.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use vinyl tape and wrap the end of the shaft to protect the boot during installation-1998-2001 G20

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use an old nut to protect the threads when tapping the outer CV joint onto the shaft-1998-2001 G20

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 3.5-4.0 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.327-3.406 in. (84.5-86.5mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  


NOTE
The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  4.  
  5. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  6.  
  7. Remove the boot bands.
  8.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serrations with tape, so as not to damage the boot.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use vinyl tape and wrap the end of the shaft to protect the boot during installation-2002 G20

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use an old nut or wooden hammer to protect the threads when tapping the outer CV joint onto the shaft-2002 G20

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 3.5-4.0 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.327-3.406 in. (84.5-86.5mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Thread a slide hammer into the joint sub-assembly and pull the joint out of the shaft.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    4.  
    5. Remove the boot.
    6.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Pack the joint with 3.03-3.39 ounces (86-96g) of grease.
    4.  
    5. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  
    9. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    10.  

  2.  
  3. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.82 in. (97mm).
  4.  
  5. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  

The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  2.  
  3. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  4.  
  5. Remove the boot bands.
  6.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 4.7-5.11 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  16.  


NOTE
The joint on the wheel side cannot be disassembled.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Prior to separating the joint assembly, matchmark the halfshaft and joint assembly.
  4.  
  5. Separate the joint using a slide hammer.
  6.  
  7. Remove the boot bands.
  8.  

To assemble:

  1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage and replace as necessary.
    NOTE
    Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

  2.  
  3. Install the boot and small boot band on the halfshaft.
  4.  
  5. Set the joint assembly onto the halfshaft and align the matchmarks.
  6.  
  7. Attach the joint assembly to the halfshaft by lightly tapping the serrated end with a plastic hammer.
    NOTE
    Using a metal hammer may damage the threads on the end of the joint.

  8.  
  9. Pack the CV joint with 4.7-5.11 ounces of grease.
  10.  
  11. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
  12.  
  13. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm)
  14.  
  15. Lock the new boot bands securely
  16.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Matchmark the housing with the shaft and halfshaft before separating the assembly
    4.  
    5. Matchmark the spider assembly and halfshaft
    6.  
    7. Remove the snapring and the spider assembly.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    8.  
    9. Remove the boot.
      NOTE
      Cover the halfshaft serration-s with tape, so as not to damage the boot.

    10.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    4.  
    5. Install the spider assembly making sure the matchmarks made during removal are properly aligned.
      NOTE
      The spider is press fit with the serration chamfer facing the shaft.

    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  

  2.  
  3. Pack the joint with 4-4.34 ounces (113-123g) of grease.
    1. Install the slide joint housing and the snapring.
    2.  
    3. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    4.  

  4.  
  5. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.78-3.86 in. (96-98mm).
  6.  
  7. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:


    1. Remove the boot bands.
    2.  
    3. Thread a slide hammer into the joint sub-assembly and pull the joint out of the shaft.
      NOTE
      Do not disassemble the spider assembly.

    4.  
    5. Remove the boot.
    6.  

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install the joint as follows:
    1. Thoroughly clean all parts in solvent and dry with compressed air. Check parts for evidence of damage, and replace as necessary.
    2.  
    3. Pack the joint with 3.03-3.39 ounces (86-96g) of grease.
    4.  
    5. Install the boot and new boot band on the halfshaft.
    6.  
    7. Install a new snapring.
    8.  
    9. Ensure that the boot is properly installed on the halfshaft groove.
    10.  

  2.  
  3. Set the boot so that it does not swell or deform when its length is 3.82 in. (97mm).
  4.  
  5. Lock the new boot bands securely.
  6.  

 
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