Nissan Stanza/200SX/240SX 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Extension Housing Seal(In Vehicle)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2

  1. Raise the vehicle and support safely.
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  3. Matchmark the driveshaft (if the driveshaft is not installed in the correct position it may cause a vibration) and differential companion flanges. Remove the center bearing and mounting brackets from the crossmember as required.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Removing the extension housing oil seal



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Fig. Fig. 2: Driveshaft assembly 200SX (all engines)

  1. Loosen the companion flange bolts and lower the driveshaft from the differential.
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  3. Carefully withdraw the driveshaft from the transmission. Plug the extension opening to prevent leakage.
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  5. Using the proper tool, remove the oil seal from the extension. Refer to the illustration.
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To install:
  1. Wipe all seal contact surfaces clean. Coat the lip of the new seal with clean transmission fluid.
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  3. Using the proper drift tool, drive the new seal into the extension housing.
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  5. Insert the driveshaft into the extension housing making sure the splines are properly engaged.
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  7. Raise the driveshaft and align the companion flange marks. Install and EVENLY tighten the flange bolts to 29-33 ft. lbs. Install the center bearing, if removed.
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  9. Lower the vehicle. Check the fluid level and add as necessary.
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