Mitsubishi Montero, Sport 1998-06

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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

    Wheel assembly
     
    Brake line
     
    Rear brake assembly
     
    Parking brake cable and assembly
     
    Axle shaft
     
    Snapring
     
    Retainer
     
    Bearing inner race, inner and outer
     
    Oil seal
     
    Bearing case
     
    O-ring
     
    Oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Bearing case
     
    Bearing inner race, outer. Press the bearing into the bearing case.
     
    Oil seal. Press the seal using tools MB990932 and MB990938.
     
    Bearing inner race, inner. Press the bearing into the bearing case.
     
    Axle shaft, Place into bearing case
     
    Retainer, press onto shaft
     
    Snapring
     
    Oil seal and O-ring into axle shaft
     

  2.  
  3. Axle shaft assembly into axle.

    Parking brake cable end
     
    Parking brake cable attaching bolt
     
    Rear brake assembly
     
    Brake line
     
    Wheel assembly
     

  4.  

Removal & Installation



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

    Wheel assembly
     
    Brake line
     
    Rear brake assembly
     
    Parking brake cable and assembly
     
    Axle shaft
     
    Snapring
     
    Retainer
     
    Bearing inner race, inner and outer
     
    Oil seal
     
    Bearing case
     
    O-ring
     
    Oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Bearing case
     
    Bearing inner race, outer. Press the bearing into the bearing case.
     
    Oil seal. Press the seal using tools MB990932 and MB990938.
     
    Bearing inner race, inner. Press the bearing into the bearing case.
     
    Axle shaft, Place into bearing case
     
    Retainer, press onto shaft
     
    Snapring
     
    Oil seal and O-ring into axle shaft
     

  2.  
  3. Axle shaft assembly into axle.

    Parking brake cable end
     
    Parking brake cable attaching bolt
     
    Rear brake assembly
     
    Brake line
     
    Wheel assembly
     

  4.  

Disc Brakes


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Fig. Rear axle shaft and related components-Montero Sport with disc brakes

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

    Drain brake fluid
     
    Wheel and tire assembly
     
    Brake line
     
    Rear brake assembly
     
    Parking brake cable and assembly
     
    Axle shaft
     
    Snapring
     
    Retainer
     
    Bearing inner race, inner and outer
     
    Oil seal
     
    Bearing case
     
    O-ring
     
    Oil seal
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Bearing case
     
    Bearing inner race, outer. Press the bearing into the bearing case.
     
    Oil seal. Press the seal using tools MB990932 and MB990938.
     
    Bearing inner race, inner. Press the bearing into the bearing case.
     
    Axle shaft, Place into bearing case
     
    Retainer, press onto shaft
     
    Snapring
     
    Oil seal and O-ring into axle shaft
     

  2.  
  3. Axle shaft assembly into axle.

    Parking brake cable end
     
    Parking brake cable attaching bolt
     
    Rear brake assembly
     
    Brake line
     
    Wheel and tire assembly
     

  4.  
  5. Bleed the brakes. Check and adjust the brake fluid level
  6.  

Drum Brakes
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
  4.  
  5. Drain the brake fluid.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake drum. Remove the brake shoes.
  8.  
  9. Remove the parking brake cable retaining bolt.
  10.  
  11. If equipped with ABS remove the speed sensor cable.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the parking brake cable connection.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the brake line hose.
  16.  
  17. Using tool MB990211 and MB990241, pull the rear axle shaft from the axle shaft housing.
  18.  
  19. Using tools MB990211 and MB990212 remove the oil seal.
  20.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Use tools MB990930 and MB990938 to drive the new oil seal into position.
  4.  
  5. Be sure to bleed the brakes and adjust the fluid level, as required.
  6.  



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Fig. Rear axle shaft and related components-Montero Sport with drum brakes

 
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