Toyota Pick-ups, Land Cruiser, and 4 Runner 1997-00

Manual Locking Hub

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Exploded view of the free wheeling hub



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Fig. Turn the handle with your hand to the free position



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Fig. Note the directions in which you can turn the handle: left"Free," right"Lock"

  1. Remove the hub cover. Set the control handle to "Free."
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Fig. With the handle in the "Free" position, remove the six hub cover bolts

  1. Remove the cover mounting bolts, and then pull off the cover. Remove and discard the gasket.
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Fig. Pull the cover off

  1. Remove the bolt with washer.
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Fig. Using the correct size wrench, loosen . . .



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Fig. . . . then remove the center bolt and washer

  1. Remove the mounting nuts and washers.
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Fig. Next, remove the outside mounting nuts and washers

  1. Using a brass bar and hammer, tap on the bolt ends, then remove the cone washers.
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Fig. Using a brass bar and hammer, tap on the bolt ends . . .



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Fig. . . . then remove the cone washers

  1. Pull off the hub body.
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Fig. The free wheeling body should come off easily; be sure to discard the old gaskets

  1. Remove and discard the gasket.
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To install:

  1. Place a new gasket into position on the front axle hub. Install the free wheeling hub body with the cones washers and nuts. Tighten the nuts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm).
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  3. Install the bolt with washer; tighten to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
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  5. Apply multi-purpose grease to the inner hub splines.
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  7. Set the control handle and clutch to the "Free" position.
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  9. Place a new gasket into position on the cover.
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  11. Install the cover to the body with the follower pawl tabs aligned with the non-toothed portions of the body.
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  13. Tighten the cover mounting bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
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