Toyota Tacoma 2002-06

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Grease cap
     
    Axle shaft-s cotter pin and lock cap
     
    Locknut, using an assistant to apply the brakes
     
    Speed sensor and harness from the steering knuckle, if equipped with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
     
    Brake line from the steering knuckle
     
    Caliper and rotor
     
    Lower ball joint bolts
     
    Cotter pin and loosen the axle hub nut
     
    Steering knuckle
     
    Axle shaft
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    Steering knuckle
     
    Tighten the axle hub nut to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm) and the locknut to 174 ft. lbs. (235 Nm).
     
    Cotter pin
     
    Lower ball joint bolts
     
    Caliper and rotor
     
    Brake line to the steering knuckle
     
    Speed sensor and harness to the steering knuckle, if equipped with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
     
    Locknut, using an assistant to apply the brakes
     
    Axle shaft-s cotter pin and lock cap
     
    Grease cap
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Front wheel
     

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