Ridgeline 2007-2008

Differential

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Matchmark and disconnect the driveshaft.
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  5. Remove the halfshafts.
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  7. Place a transmission jack under the rear differential (A).
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  9. Disconnect the 6P (B) and 2P (C) connectors, then remove the mounting bolts (D) and washer (E).

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    Fig. Rear differential assembly

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  11. Lower the unit slightly and disconnect the breather hose.
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  13. Remove the differential.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, noting the following:
    1. Tighten the horizontal mounting bolts to 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm).
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    3. Tighten the vertical mounting bolts to 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
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