Toyota Tercel 1984-1994 Repair Guide

Differential Carrier

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Drain the differential fluid.
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  5. Remove the rear axle shafts as outlined in this section.
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  7. Disconnect the driveshaft from the differential assembly. Refer to the appropriate procedure.
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  9. Remove the differential carrier retaining bolts, then remove the carrier assembly.
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  11. Installation is the reverse of removal. Use a new gasket and torque the differential carrier retaining bolts to 23 ft. lbs. (31 Nm). Refill the differential unit with GL-5 SAE 90 oil, refer to Routine Maintenance for details.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the differential carrier assembly

 
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