Kia Sportage 2005-06

Differential Carrier

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and properly support the vehicle.
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  3. Drain the differential gear oil.
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  5. Remove both rear halfshafts.
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  7. Remove the driveshaft.
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  9. Support the differential assembly as shown with the jack.
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  11. Disconnect the coupling control electrical connector.
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  13. After loosen the differential mounting bolts(A), and remove the differential(B).
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To install:

  1. Position the axle housing in its mounting position and support with the a transaxle jack.
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  3. Install the mounting bolts and tighten to 66-89 ft. lbs. (90-120 Nm).
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  5. Remove the transaxle jack that was previously supporting the carrier housing.
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  7. Connect the coupling control electrical connector.
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  9. Install the driveshaft.
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  11. Install the rear halfshafts.
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  13. Refill the housing with Hypoid (GL-5, 80W / SAE 90) gear oil. Fill the reservoir to the plug hole(approx. 0.75-0.80L).
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  15. Lower the vehicle.

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    Fig. Support the axle carrier housing as shown



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    Fig. Axle Carrier housing mounting points

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