Lexus LX470 2002-06

Transfer Case Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Drain the transfer case oil.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Transfer case protector
     
    Front and rear driveshafts
     
    Transfer case shift lever rod
     
    Ground cable
     
    Transmission mount crossmember. Support the transmission with a jack.
     
    Transfer case vent hose
     
    Vehicle Speed (VSS) sensor connector
     
    Center differential lock indicator switch connector
     
    Motor actuator connectors
     
    Transfer case adapter bolts
     
    Transfer case
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Transfer case. Tighten the adapter bolts to 51 ft. lbs. (69 Nm).
     
    Motor actuator connectors
     
    Center differential lock indicator switch connector
     
    VSS sensor connector
     
    Transfer case vent hose
     
    Transmission mount crossmember. Tighten the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm) and the nuts to 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm).
     
    Ground cable
     
    Transfer case shift lever rod
     
    Front driveshaft. Tighten the fasteners to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
     
    Rear driveshaft. Tighten the fasteners to 78 ft. lbs. (106 Nm).
     
    Transfer case protector
     

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  3. Fill the transfer case to the correct level.
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