Toyota Tundra 2001-06

Removal & Installation

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

    Front wheel
     
    Under cover
     

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  5. Drain the differential oil.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Grease cap
     
    Cotter pin and lock cap
     
    Halfshaft locknut by applying the brakes
     
    Lower control arm from the lower ball joint
     
    Halfshaft from the steering knuckle, using a plastic hammer
     
    Left strut, for the left halfshaft
     
    Right halfshaft, using a brass bar and a hammer
     
    Left halfshaft, using tools 09520-01010 and 09520-24010
     
    Snapring from the inboard joint shaft
     

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    Fig. View of the halfshaft and related components


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New snapring, onto the inboard joint shaft with the opening facing downward
     
    Halfshafts to the differential using a brass bar and a hammer
     
    Halfshafts to the steering knuckles
     

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WARNING
Be careful not to damage the oil seal, boot or dust seal.



Lower control arm to the lower ball joint using a new cotter pin. Torque the ball joint nut to 103 ft. lbs. (140 Nm).
 
Halfshaft locknut by applying the brakes. Torque the nut to 173 ft. lbs. (235 Nm).
 
Lock cap and a new cotter pin
 
Grease cap
 

  1. Refill the differential with oil.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Under cover
     
    Front wheel
     

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