Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 2WD and 4WD, 2001-2005

CV-Joints

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Overhaul



Inner CV-Joint & Boot
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle halfshaft from the vehicle
     
    Inner tripod joint boot clamps
     
    Tripod joint housing
     
    Snapring
     
    Circlip
     
    Tripod joint
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new snaprings, clips, and boot clamps for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Tripod joint
     
    Circlip
     
    Snapring
     
    Tripod joint housing
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the tripod joint housing and boot with grease and tighten the boot clamps.
  4.  
  5. Install the axle halfshaft.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle halfshaft from the vehicle
     
    Inner tripod joint boot clamps
     
    Tripod joint housing
     
    Snapring
     
    Circlip
     
    Tripod joint
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new snaprings, clips, and boot clamps for assembly.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Tripod joint
     
    Circlip
     
    Snapring
     
    Tripod joint housing
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the tripod joint housing and boot with grease and tighten the boot clamps.
  4.  
  5. Install the axle halfshaft.
  6.  

Outer CV-Joint
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle halfshaft from the vehicle
     
    CV-joint boot and clamps
     
    Snapring
     
    CV-joint
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint
     
    Snapring
     
    CV-joint boot and clamps
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the joint housing and boot with grease and tighten the boot clamps.
  4.  
  5. Install the axle halfshaft.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle halfshaft from the vehicle
     
    CV-joint boot and clamps
     
    Snapring
     
    CV-joint
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint
     
    Snapring
     
    CV-joint boot and clamps
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the joint housing and boot with grease and tighten the boot clamps.
  4.  
  5. Install the axle halfshaft.
  6.  

 
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