Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004-06

Removal & Installation

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Undercover
     
    Wheels
     
    Clevis pin
     
    Driveshaft nut, using and end yoke holder to hold the hub
     
    Washer
     
    Rear wheel speed sensor, if equipped with ABS
     
    Lower control arm, shock absorber, trailing arm and toe control arm connection
     
    Driveshaft. Use Mitsubishi Special Tools MB990242, MB990244, MB991354 and MB990767 to push the driveshaft from the hub.
     

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WARNING
Never pull on the driveshaft or you risk damaging the joints. Only use a prybar to remove the driveshaft from the transmission.

  1. Use a slide hammer to remove the driveshaft from the differential carrier. Make sure the spline of the driveshaft does not damage the oil seal.

    Circlip
     

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear driveshaft-AWD vehicles


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New circlip on the driveshaft
     
    Driveshaft into the differential carrier and hub
     
    Lower control arm, shock absorber, trailing arm and toe control arm connection
     
    Rear wheel speed sensor, if equipped with ABS
     
    New driveshaft washer, with the beveled edge facing out
     
    Driveshaft nut. With no load on the wheel bearings, use Mitsubishi special tool MB990767 to tighten the nut to 174 ft. lbs. (236 Nm).
     
    New cotter pin
     
    Wheels
     

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Front



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the transmission and transfer case fluid, as necessary.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Front and side under covers
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Transfer case heat shield, if equipped
     
    Wheels
     
    Cotter pin
     
    Drive shaft nut and washer
     
    Speed sensor, if equipped with ABS
     
    Brake hose bracket
     
    Self locking nut and separate the lower ball joint
     
    Loosen the tie rod end nut and separate the tie rod end. Remove the nut.
     

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  7. Remove the driveshaft or driveshaft and inner shaft from the hub using Mitsubishi Special Tools MB990242, MB990244, MB991354 and MB990767 to push the driveshaft or driveshaft and inner shaft from the hub.
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  9. Remove the driveshaft from the hub by pulling the bottom of the brake rotor toward you.
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WARNING
Never pull on the driveshaft or you risk damaging the joints. Only use a prybar to remove the driveshaft from the transmission.

  1. Insert a prybar between the transaxle case and driveshaft, then pry the driveshaft from the transmission. Make sure the spline of the driveshaft does not damage the oil seal.
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  3. If you have trouble removing the inner shaft from the transmission, hit the bracket assembly lightly with a plastic hammer and remove the inner shaft.
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NOTE
Do not apply pressure to the wheel bearing while the driveshafts are removed.

  1. On AWD vehicles, use Mitsubishi Special tool MB991721 to remove the output shaft from the transmission. Make sure the splined part of the output shaft does not damage the oil seal.

    Circlips from the ends of the shafts
     

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front driveshaft


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New circlips
     
    Output shaft, AWD vehicles
     
    Driveshaft or driveshaft and inner shaft assembly, as necessary
     
    Tie rod end and tighten the nut to 21 ft. lbs. (29 Nm)
     
    Lower ball joint and tighten the nuts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
     
    Brake hose bracket
     
    Speed sensor, if equipped with ABS
     
    New driveshaft washer, with the beveled edge facing out
     
    Driveshaft nut. With no load on the wheel bearings, use Mitsubishi special tool MB990767 to tighten the nut to 174 ft. lbs. (236 Nm).
     
    New cotter pin
     
    Wheels
     
    Transfer case heat shield, if equipped
     
    Front exhaust pipe
     
    Front and side under covers
     
    Negative battery cable
     

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  3. Fill the transmission and transfer case (if equipped) with fluid
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