Volvo Cars 1999-05

Halfshaft

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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:

    Rear wheel
     
    Hub retainer nut
     
    Final drive subframe section
     
    Inner axle halfshaft bolts
     
    Axle halfshaft
     

  4.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new fasteners for assembly.

  1. Fit the outer joint stub shaft into the wheel hub. Tighten the inner halfshaft bolts to 70 ft. lbs. (91 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Final drive subframe section and tighten the bolts to 52 ft. lbs. (68 Nm) plus 30°
     
    Hub retainer nut and tighten to 103 ft. lbs. (134 Nm) plus 60°
     
    Rear wheel
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    ABS sensor
     
    Hub retainer nut
     
    Brake caliper and hang caliper securely from the spring
     

  4.  
  5. Remove the bolts between the spring strut and wheel spindle. Angle the hub out and remove the drive shaft from the hub.
  6.  
  7. Using special tool 999-5681 or equivalent, pry in the inner joint out of the final drive assembly and remove the halfshaft.

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    Fig. Prying the halfshaft from the differential

    Prying the halfshaft from the differential
  8.  

To install:


NOTE
Use new fasteners for assembly.

  1. Fit the inner joint stub shaft into the final drive assembly and ensure the halfshaft snap ring engages correctly in the groove on the differential gear.
  2.  
  3. Align the halfshaft in the hub and spring strut in the wheel spindle and tighten new lock nuts to 77 ft. lbs. (105 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Brake caliper
     
    Hub retainer nut
     
    ABS sensor
     
    Rear wheel
     

  6.  

 
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