Lexus GS, SC 1998-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Drain the gear oil.
  2.  
  3. Remove the driveshaft and the companion flange
  4.  
  5. Remove the oil seal
  6.  
  7. Check oil slinger
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reversal of the removal procedure.
  2.  

  1. Remove or disconnect:

    Gear oil
     
    Driveshaft
     
    Companion flange
     
    Oil seal and slinger
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect:

    Oil slinger
     
    New oil seal
     

  2.  


NOTE
Oil seal drive-in depth: 0.079 inch (2.0mm).



Multi-Purpose (MP) grease to the oil seal lip
 
Companion flange on the shaft
 
Gear oil on the threads of a new nut. Torque to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
 

  1. Adjust the drive pinion preload as necessary, stake drive the pinion nut, and install the driveshaft.
  2.  
  3. Fill the differential with hypoid gear oil
  4.  

  1. Drain the gear oil.
  2.  
  3. Remove the driveshaft and the companion flange
  4.  
  5. Remove the oil seal
  6.  
  7. Check oil slinger
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reversal of the removal procedure.
  2.  

  1. Remove or disconnect:

    Gear oil
     
    Driveshaft
     
    Companion flange
     
    Oil seal and slinger
     

  2.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect:
    NOTE
    Oil seal drive-in depth: 0.079 inch (2.0mm).



    Install the oil slinger.
     
    New oil seal
     



    Multi-Purpose (MP) grease to the oil seal lip
     
    Companion flange on the shaft
     
    Gear oil on the threads of a new nut. Torque to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
     

  2.  
  3. Adjust the drive pinion preload as necessary, stake drive the pinion nut, and install the driveshaft.
  4.  
  5. Fill the differential with hypoid gear oil
  6.  

 
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