Liberty, Wrangler, 1997-2005

Axle Shaft

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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
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Axle hub nut
     
    Wheel bearing and hub assembly
     
    Axle shaft
     

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To install:

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Fig. Front axle shaft removal-2005 Wrangler w/181FBI axle

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    Wheel bearing and hub assembly
     
    Axle hub nut. Tighten the nut to 175 ft. lbs. (237 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Brake caliper and rotor
     
    Front wheel
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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