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    Zephyr 2006, Fusion & Milan 2006-2007, MKZ 2007

    Stub Shaft, Pilot Bearing & Seal

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    Removal & Installation




    NOTE
    This procedure covers replacement of the Stub Shaft, Bearing and Seal.

    1. Remove the halfshaft assembly.

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      Fig. Special tools needed for seal replacement

    2.  
    3. To remove the seal, use the special tool to remove the stub shaft seal. The stub shaft pilot bearing is not serviced.

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      Fig. To remove the seal, use the special tool to remove the stub shaft seal. The stub shaft pilot bearing is not serviced

    4.  

    To install:


    NOTE
    Lubricate the new stub shaft pilot bearing housing seal with grease.

    1. Using the special tools, install the stub shaft pilot bearing housing seal.
      WARNING
      Inspect the inboard CV joint seal journal for rust or nicks/scratches prior to installing the halfshaft. If necessary, polish the seal journal with fine crocus cloth.



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      Fig. Using the special tools, install the stub shaft pilot bearing housing seal

    2.  
    3. Install the halfshaft assembly.
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