Toyota Cressida and Van 1983-1990

Locking Hubs

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



4WD Van


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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the automatic locking hub components-4WD Van



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Fig. Fig. 2 Using a brass bar and hammer, tap on the bolt heads on the hub body and remove the cone washers



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Fig. Fig. 3 With a flatbladed tool, pry the snapring out of the brake assembly of the automatic locking hub



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Fig. Fig. 4 Next, pry off the brake assembly



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Fig. Fig. 5 Using a Torx® socket, remove the screws and brake drum, you can now remove the tire and wheel assembly



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Fig. Fig. 6 If necessary, remove the adjusting nut



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Fig. Fig. 7 Prior to installing the automatic locking hub, adjust the preload using a torque wrench ...



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Fig. Fig. 8 ... then, using a spring tension gauge, check the preload



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Fig. Fig. 9 Install the brake assembly, confirm the holes of the hub and adjusting nut are aligned as shown



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Fig. Fig. 10 Use a spring tension gauge again and check the preload. If not within specifications, adjust with the adjusting nut



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Fig. Fig. 11 Next, install the brake drum and tighten the Torx® screws to specifications



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Fig. Fig. 12 On the automatic locking hub, install the snapring ...



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Fig. Fig. 13 ... do not align the snapring gap and the notch of the brake drum



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Fig. Fig. 14 Align the tabs of the thrust plate with the groove of the thrust plate, then assemble it on the automatic locking hub



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Fig. Fig. 15 When installing the brake subassembly to the brake drum, be sure it is aligned correctly



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Fig. Fig. 16 Install a new gasket to the axle hub, then apply multi-purpose grease to the splines of the automatic locking hub body



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Fig. Fig. 17 Check that the outer cam stopper is securely in the inner cam groove



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Fig. Fig. 18 Install the automatic locking hub body to the axle hub, install the six cone washers and tighten



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Fig. Fig. 19 Install the bolt with washer on the automatic locking hub and tighten



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Fig. Fig. 20 Exploded view of the free wheeling hub assembly-4WD Van



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Fig. Fig. 21 Set the free wheeling hub control handle to FREE, then remove the cover bolts



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Fig. Fig. 22 Remove the center bolt and washer on the free wheeling hub



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Fig. Fig. 23 Using a brass bar and hammer, tap the bolt heads and remove the cone washers, and pull off the free wheeling hub body



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Fig. Fig. 24 Install the free wheeling hub body with the cone washers and nuts, then tighten



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Fig. Fig. 25 Install the center bolt with washer and tighten to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm) on the free wheeling hub



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Fig. Fig. 26 Apply multi purpose grease to the inner hub splines of the free wheeling hub



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Fig. Fig. 27 Set the control handle and clutch to the FREE position of the hub cover. Install a new gasket ...



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Fig. Fig. 28 ... and place the free wheel hub cover into position and tighten



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  1. If equipped with free-wheeling hubs, turn the hub control handle to the FREE position.
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  3. Remove the hub cover bolts and pull off the cover.
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  5. If equipped with automatic locking hubs, remove the axle bolt with the washer.
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  7. Using snapring pliers, remove the snapring from the axle shaft.
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  9. Remove the hub body mounting nuts.
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  11. Remove the cone washers from the hub body mounting studs by tapping on the washer slits with a tapered punch.
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  13. Remove the hub body from the axle hub.
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  15. Apply multi-purpose grease to the inner hub splines.
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  17. To install, use new gaskets and reverse the removal procedures. Tighten the hub body-to-axle hub nuts to 23 ft. lbs., the plate washer/bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (auto. locking hub) and the hub cover-to-hub body bolts to 7 ft. lbs.
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To install the snapring onto the axle shaft, install a bolt into the axle shaft, pull it out and install the snapring.

 
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