Mitsubishi Car 1999-05

Axle Assembly

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise the vehicle and support safely.
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  3. Drain the differential gear oil and remove the center exhaust pipe.
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  5. Matchmark and remove the rear driveshaft.
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  7. Remove the rear halfshafts.
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  9. Remove the center exhaust pipe and muffler assembly, as required.
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  11. Remove or disconnect the 4 wheel steering oil pump.
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  13. The large mounting bolts that hold the differential carrier support plate to the underbody may use self-locking nuts. Before removing them, support the rear axle assembly in the middle with a transaxle jack. Remove the nuts, then remove the support plate(s) and the square dynamic damper from the rear of the carrier.
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  15. Lower the differential carrier and remove from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Raise the rear differential carrier into position and install support member bolts. Install new locknuts on all support bolts.
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  3. Install the 4 wheel steering oil pump.
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  5. Install new circlips on both rear driveshafts and install.
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  7. Install the propeller shaft.
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  9. Install the center exhaust pipe and muffler.
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  11. Lower the vehicle.
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  13. With the vehicle level, fill the rear differential.
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