I WANT TO TAKE OUT THE AXLES THAT ATTACH THE ...

2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Tiny

Anonymous

March, 1, 2013 AT 4:07 PM

I want to take out the axles that attach the front wheel drive. How can I do this?

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Tiny

hmac300

March, 1, 2013 AT 4:17 PM

Removal

NOTE: Required Tools: Axle Remover (J 45859)

1. Raise the vehicle. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. Remove the drive axle center cap, if equipped.
2. Insert a drift or a large screwdriver through the brake caliper into one of the brake rotor vanes in order to prevent the ax
the nut and the washer from the hub. DO NOT reuse the nut. A new nut must be used when installing the wheel drive shaf
equivalent, press the wheel drive shaft from the hub.

3. Remove the 6 bolts securing the wheel drive shaft inboard flange to the output shaft flange. Remove the drift from the roto
shaft link from the lower control arm. See STABILIZER SHAFT under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION in appropriat
article.
4. Wrap shop towels around both the inner and the outer wheel drive shaft boots in order to avoid damage to the boots during
Pull the wheel drive shaft through the lower control arm opening.

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