Isuzu Axiom 2002-05

Halfshafts

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Removal & Installation



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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Front wheel
     
    Radiator skid plate
     
    Transfer case skid plate
     
    Brake calipers and mounting bracket
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Steering knuckle
     

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  5. Support the axle housing with a jack. Unbolt the axle mounting bracket and remove the halfshaft/bracket assembly.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the left halfshaft, axle shaft and axle disconnect



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    Fig. Exploded view of the right halfshaft and mounting bracket

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Axle/bracket assembly. Tighten the bracket flange bolts to 85 ft. lbs. (116 Nm) and the bracket mounting bolts to 112 ft. lbs. (152 Nm).
     
    Steering knuckle
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Brake caliper and mounting bracket. Tighten the bracket bolts to 115 ft. lbs. (155 Nm).
     
    Transfer case skid plate. Tighten the bolts to 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
     
    Radiator skid plate. Tighten the bolts to 58 ft. lbs. (78 Nm).
     
    Front wheel
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
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