Remove or disassemble the following:
WARNINGIf any parts show excessive wear, replace the halfshaft assembly; the component parts are not serviceable.
Halfshaft and place it in a soft-jawed vise
Install or assemble the following:
New small boot clamp and slide it onto the shaft
Position the boot so that the raised bead on the inside the boot seal is in the shaft groove.
Halfshaft hub nut onto the Rzeppa joint threaded shaft so it is flush with the end
- Distribute 1 / 2 of the grease in the service package inside the Rzeppa joint housing and the other 1 / 2 inside the boot.
- Install the new small boot clamp and position it evenly on the sealing boot
Using the Crimper Tool C-4975-A, place the tool over the clamp bridge, tighten the tool nut until the jaws are completely closed (face-to-face).
WARNINGThe seal must not be dimpled, stretched or out of shape. If necessary, equalize the seal pressure and shape it by hand.
- Position the boot onto the Rzeppa housing retaining groove and install the retaining clamp evenly on the boot.
- Using the Crimper Tool C-4975-A, place the tool over the clamp bridge, tighten the tool nut until the jaws are completely closed (fa