SRX 2004-2005

Axle Housing

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the front wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front frame assembly. See the procedure in suspension.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front propeller shaft
     
    Front axle shafts
     
    Intermediate drive shaft support bearing
     

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  9. Secure the differential to a transmission jack.
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  11. Remove the differential-to-oil pan bolts.
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  13. Remove the differential and the intermediate drive shaft as an assembly.
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To install:

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Fig. Front differential bolt tightening sequence-AWD models

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Tighten the differential bolts in the sequence shown to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
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  3. Check the differential fluid level and fill as needed.
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