Nissan Pathfinder 1996-05

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



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

    Rear wheel
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Brake drum
     
    Brake shoes
     
    Parking brake cable
     
    Brake fluid line
     
    Bearing cage and backing plate bolts
     
    Axle shaft assembly
     
    Axle seal
     
    Wheel speed sensor rotor, if equipped
     
    Lockwasher
     
    Bearing locknut
     
    Flat washer
     
    Wheel bearing
     
    Wheel bearing cage grease seal

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    Fig. Rear axle components-Typical

     

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To install:


NOTE
Use new lockwashers, seals and bearings for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Wheel bearing cage grease seal
     
    Wheel bearing
     
    Flat washer
     
    Bearing locknut
     
    Lockwasher
     
    Wheel speed sensor rotor, if equipped
     
    Axle seal
     
    Axle shaft assembly
     
    Bearing cage and backing plate bolts
     
    Brake fluid line
     
    Parking brake cable
     
    Brake shoes
     
    Brake drum
     
    Wheel speed sensor, if equipped
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Bleed the rear brakes and check the rear axle lubricant level.
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