Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1970-1988

Final Drive

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11

All Except C200 Models
  1. Raise the rear of the truck and support it with safety stands.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the driveshaft at the final drive unit.
  4.  
  5. Drain all fluid from the final drive and then remove the axle shafts.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the final drive-to-axle housing mounting bolts and remove the final drive.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the final drive and tighten the mounting bolts to 12-18 ft. lbs. (17-25 Nm). Be sure that the gasket on H233B models is installed in the correct position.
  2.  
  3. Install the axle shafts and connect the driveshaft.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle and fill the final drive with gear oil.
  6.  

1984-86 (720-D Series) C200 Models
  1. Raise the rear of the truck and support it with safety stands.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the driveshaft at the final drive unit.
  4.  
  5. Drain all fluid from the final drive and then remove the axle shafts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the rear cover and gasket.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the rear cover and gasket and tighten the mounting bolts to 8-10 ft. lbs. (11-14 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the axle shafts and connect the driveshaft.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle and fill the final drive with gear oil.
  6.  

1986-88 (D21-D Series) C200 Models
  1. Raise the rear of the truck and support it with safety stands.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the driveshaft at the final drive unit.
  4.  
  5. Drain all fluid from the final drive, then remove the axle shafts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the axle housing assembly.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rear cover and gasket.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Install the rear cover and gasket and tighten the mounting bolts to 8-10 ft. lbs. (11-14 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the axle housing assembly.
  4.  
  5. Install the axle shafts and connect the driveshaft.
  6.  
  7. Lower the vehicle and fill the final drive with gear oil.
  8.  



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Fig. Fig. 1: Gasket installation on the H233B final drive assembly



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the final drive-H190A and H190ML



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Fig. Fig. 3: Exploded view of the final drive-H233B (2 pinion type)



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Fig. Fig. 4: Exploded view of the final drive-H233B (4 pinion type)



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Fig. Fig. 5: Exploded view of the final drive-1984-86 C200 (720-D series)



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Fig. Fig. 6: Exploded view of the final drive-1986-88 C200 (D21-D series)



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Fig. Fig. 7: Removing brake line from the rear axle cover



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Fig. Fig. 8: Removing rear axle cover retaining bolts



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Fig. Fig. 9: Removing the rear axle cover



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Fig. Fig. 10: View of the rear axle assembly-rear axle cover removed



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Fig. Fig. 11: Applying sealer to the rear axle cover

 
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