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

Rear Halfshafts (Stanza 4WD)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise the rear of the vehicle and support it with jackstands.
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  3. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.
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  5. Pull out the wheel bearing cotter pin and then remove the adjusting cap and insulator.
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  7. Set the parking brake and then remove the wheel bearing lock nut.
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  9. Disconnect and plug the hydraulic brake lines. Disconnect the parking brake cable.
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  11. Using a block of wood and a small mallet, carefully tap the halfshaft out of the knuckle/backing plate assembly.
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  13. Unbolt the radius rod and the transverse link at the wheel end.
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Before removing the transverse link mounting bolt, matchmark the toe-in adjusting plate to the link.

  1. Using a suitable pry bar, carefully remove the halfshaft from the final drive.
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To install:
  1. Position the halfshaft into the knuckle and then insert it into the final drive; make sure the serrations are properly aligned.
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  3. Push the shaft into the final drive and then press-fit the circlip on the halfshaft into the groove on the side gear.
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  5. After insertion, pull the halfshaft by hand to be certain that it is properly seated in the side gear and will not come out.
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  7. Connect the radius rod and the transverse link at the wheel end.
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  9. Install the knuckle/backing plate assembly.
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  11. Connect the hydraulic brake lines and the parking brake cable.
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  13. Install wheel bearing lock nut (torque 174-231 ft. lbs. refer to the illustrations), insulator, adjusting cap and cotter pin.
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  15. Install the wheel and tire assembly.
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  17. Bleed the brake system.
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  19. Road test for proper operation.
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