Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Axle Housing

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Drain the front axle oil.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Engine undercover
     
    Driveshaft
     
    Follower joints from upper control arm
     
    Axle shafts
     
    Front axle bolts
     
    Front axle housing from vehicle
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Axle housing assembly. Torque the bolts to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm)
     
    Axle shafts
     
    Follower joints. Torque the bolts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Driveshaft
     
    Engine undercover
     
    Front wheels
     

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  3. Fill the axle with gear oil.
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