Removal and Installation / Front Axle Shaft - C205F
Front Axle - C205F
Place transmission in neutral.
Raise and support vehicle.
Remove half shaft from vehicle.
Remove skid plate, if equipped.
Clean axle seal area.
Remove snap ring from the axle shaft.
Remove axle with Remove X420A and Slide Hammer C-3752 (Fig. 20).
NOTE: Use care to prevent shaft splines from damaging axle shaft seal lip.
Lubricate bearing bore and seal lip with gear lubricant.
Insert axle shaft through seal, bearing, and engage it into side gear splines. Push firmly on the axle shaft to engage the snap-ring.
Check the differential fluid level and add fluid if necessary.
Install skid plate, if necessary.
Install half shaft.
Remove support and lower vehicle.
Saturday, March 19th, 2011 AT 11:48 PM