Toyota Camry 1983-1996 Repair Guide

Axle Housing

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



The following procedure applies to all 1988-91 4WD models only.

  1. Matchmark and disconnect the driveshafts from the differential.
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  3. Remove the rear crossmember by removing the 4 bolts.
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  5. Matchmark and disconnect the propeller shaft.
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  7. Position a suitable jack under the differential and remove the 6 bolts securing it, then lower the differential out of the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Position the differential and tighten the 4 vertical bolts to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm), then tighten the horizontal bolts to 108 ft. lbs. (147 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the propeller shaft with the matchmarks aligned and tighten the 4 bolts to 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the rear crossmember and tighten the 4 bolts to 53 ft. lbs. (72 Nm).
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  7. Check the differential oil level.
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