Mitsubishi Montero, Sport 1998-06

Overhaul

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

    Front wheel
     
    Driveshaft from the car
     
    Small and larger band
     
    Circlip
     
    Double Offset Joint (DOJ) outer race
     
    Dust cover
     
    Circlip
     
    Balls from the cage
     
    Cage from the inner race. Turn the cage so that the projections of the inner race align with the recesses of the cage.
     
    Snapring from the shaft
     
    DOJ inner race
     
    Slide the boot off
     
    Birfield Joint (BJ) small and larger bands
     
    BJ boot
     
    BJ assembly
     

  4.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. CV-Joint, exploded view


To install:

  1. Check the shaft and splines for damage or wear. Inspect the cage, race and balls for any sign of corrosion, wear, cracking or damage. Clean all the parts thoroughly and air dry them completely before installation. Any remaining cleaning solvent can dissolve the lubricating grease.
  2.  
  3. Tool MB991561 can be used to crimp the bands in place.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    BJ assembly
     
    BJ boot, slid the small end of the boot until only one shaft groove cone be seen.
     
    BJ small band, crimp the band. Fill the BJ boot with 4.6 oz (130 g) of grease.
     
    BJ larger band, crimp the band
     
    DOJ small band and boot, fill the boot with grease
     
    DOJ cage onto the driveshaft so that the smaller diameter side is installed first.
     
    Circlip
     
    DOJ inner race and new snap ring, apply grease to the inner race
     
    Balls into the cage, grease to the ball areas of the cage and race
     
    Outer race, fill the outer race about13
     
    Dust cover
     
    Circlip
     
    Large boot band, release the air from the boot then crimp
     
    Driveshaft into the car
     

  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Driveshaft from the car
     
    Small and larger band
     
    Circlip
     
    Double Offset Joint (DOJ) outer race
     
    Dust cover
     
    Circlip
     
    Balls from the cage
     
    Cage from the inner race. Turn the cage so that the projections of the inner race align with the recesses of the cage.
     
    Snapring from the shaft
     
    DOJ inner race
     
    Slide the boot off
     
    Birfield Joint (BJ) small and larger bands
     
    BJ boot
     
    BJ assembly

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. CV-Joint, exploded view

     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Check the shaft and splines for damage or wear. Inspect the cage, race and balls for any sign of corrosion, wear, cracking or damage. Clean all the parts thoroughly and air dry them completely before installation. Any remaining cleaning solvent can dissolve the lubricating grease.
  2.  
  3. Tool MB991561 can be used to crimp the bands in place.
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    BJ assembly
     
    BJ boot, slid the small end of the boot until only one shaft groove cone be seen.
     
    BJ small band, crimp the band. Fill the BJ boot with 4.6 oz (130 g) of grease.
     
    BJ larger band, crimp the band
     
    DOJ small band and boot, fill the boot with grease
     
    DOJ cage onto the driveshaft so that the smaller diameter side is installed first.
     
    Circlip
     
    DOJ inner race and new snap ring, apply grease to the inner race
     
    Balls into the cage, grease to the ball areas of the cage and race
     
    Outer race, fill the outer race about 1 / 3 full of grease.
     
    Dust cover
     
    Circlip
     
    Large boot band, release the air from the boot then crimp
     
    Driveshaft into the car
     

  6.  

 
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