Kia Sorento 2003-05

Overhaul

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Inner CV-Joint



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove the axle halfshaft from the vehicle and place it in a vise.
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  5. Remove the T.S.J boot band and pull the boot away from T.S.J outer race.
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  7. Remove the circlip using a screwdriver.
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  9. Remove the drive shaft from the T.S.J outer race.
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  11. Remove the snap ring and disassemble the inner race and ball from the shaft.
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  13. Remove the B.J boot band and pull out the T.S.J boot and the B.J boot.
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NOTE
If the boot is reused, wrap a tape around the drive shaft splines to protect the boot.

To install:

  1. Wrap tape around the drive shaft spline (T.S.J side) to avoid boot damage.
  2.  
  3. Install the outer and inner joint boots.
  4.  
  5. Install the inner race and ball to the shaft, then install the snap ring.
  6.  
  7. Install the drive shaft into the T.S.J outer race and install the circlip.
  8.  
  9. Apply CV joint grease to the drive shaft and position the boots over each joint.
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  11. Install the boot clamps. Pull on the clamp end with pliers and fold the locking tabs over to lock the clamp in place.
  12.  
  13. Install the axle halfshaft to the vehicle.
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