Ridgeline 2007-2008

Driveshaft

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the front and rear driveshaft protector loops.

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    Fig. Driveshaft protector loops

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  7. Matchmark the front driveshaft and transfer case flange.

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    Fig. Matchmark the driveshaft to the transfer case and differential flanges

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  9. Remove the bolts.
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  11. Remove the center bearing bolts.

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    Fig. Center bearing bolts

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  13. Matchmark the rear driveshaft and differential flange.
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  15. Remove the bolts and remove the driveshaft assembly.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, noting the following:
    1. Align all matchmarks.
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    3. Torque the flange bolts to 53 ft. lbs. (72 Nm).
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    5. Torque the center bearing bolts to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
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    7. Torque the loop bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
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