Vue 2002-2005

Axle Shaft, Bearing & Seal

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Removal & Installation



Left Rear Axle
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the left rear wheel and tire assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the left rear wheel halfshaft.
  8.  
  9. Carefully pry out the output shaft seal and discard.

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    Fig. Use the special tool to install the output shaft seal (1)-left rear axle

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the new output shaft seal using the J 44809, Output Shaft Seal Installer.
  2.  
  3. Install the left rear wheel drive shaft.
  4.  
  5. Inspect the rear drive module fluid level.
  6.  
  7. Install the left rear wheel and tire assembly.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  

Right Rear Axle
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the right rear wheel and tire assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove the right rear wheel drive shaft.
  8.  
  9. Carefully pry out the output shaft seal and discard.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Use the special tool to install the output shaft seal (1)-right rear axle

  10.  

To install:

  1. Install the new output shaft seal using the J 44809, Output Shaft Seal Installer.
  2.  
  3. Install the right rear wheel drive shaft.
  4.  
  5. Inspect the rear drive module fluid level.
  6.  
  7. Install the right rear wheel and tire assembly.
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10.  

 
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