Mitsubishi Raider 2006

Axle Shaft

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Place the transmission in neutral.
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  5. Remove the half shaft from vehicle.
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  7. Remove skid plate, if equipped.
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  9. Clean the axle seal area.
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  11. Remove the snapring from the axle shaft.
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  13. Remove the axle with Special Tool 8420A and slide hammer C-3752, or equivalent.

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    Fig. Assembling the Axle Shaft Removal Tool 8420A

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To install:


NOTE
Use care to prevent shaft splines from damaging axle shaft seal lip.

  1. Lubricate the bearing bore and seal lip with gear lubricant.
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  3. Insert the axle shaft through seal, bearing, and engage it into the side gear splines. Push firmly on the axle shaft to engage the snapring.
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  5. Check the differential fluid level and add fluid if necessary.
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  7. Install the skid plate, if necessary.
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  9. Install the half shaft.
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