Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Overhaul

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Front Shaft



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp and CV-joint circlip
     

  4.  
  5. Using a soft metal drift or a piece of wood, tap the CV-joint off the shaft.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  


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    Fig. Exploded view of the front and rear CV-joint assembly


To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint and circlip. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install the axle assembly.
  4.  

Rear Halfshaft



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    CV-joint locking ring
     

  4.  
  5. Remove the CV-joint from the axle using a press. Remove the rubber boot.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint using a press. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint locking ring
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Axle shaft
     

  4.  

 
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