Disassembly Of Differential

1. REMOVE DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER COVER

Remove the eight bolts, cover and gasket.

2. REMOVE SIDE GEAR SHAFT

Using SST, remove the side gear shaft from the differential carrier.

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3. REMOVE SIDE GEAR SHAFT OIL SEAL

Using SST, remove the oil seal. SST 09308-00010

4. CHECK RING GEAR RUNOUT

If the runout is greater than maximum, install a new ring gear.

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5. CHECK RING GEAR BACKLASH

If the backlash is not within specification, adjust the side bearing preload or repair as necessary. (See page RA-32)

Ring Gear Runout Specification

6. CHECK SIDE GEAR BACKLASH

Measure the side gear backlash while holding one pinion gear toward the case.

Standard backlash: 0.05 - 0.20 mm

If the backlash is out of specification, install the correct thrust washer. (See step 6 on page RA-27)

7. CHECK TOOTH CONTACT (See page RA-33)

8. MEASURE DRIVE PINION PRELOAD

Using a torque wrench, measure the preload of the backlash between the drive pinion and ring gear.

Preload (starting): 6-10 kg-cm

9. CHECK TOTAL PRELOAD

Using a torque wrench, measure the total preload. Total preload: In addition to drive pinion preload 4-6 kg-cm (3.5 - 5.2 in.-lb, 0.4 - 0.6 N m)

10. REMOVE COMPANION FLANGE

(a) Using a hammer and chisel, loosen the staked part of the nut.

(b) Using SST to hold the flange, remove the nut. SST 09330 00021

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(c) Using SST, remove the companion flange. SST 09557-22022

11. REMOVE OIL SEAL AND OIL SLINGER

(a) Using SST, remove the oil seal from the housing. SST 09308-10010

(b) Remove the oil slinger.

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12. REMOVE FRONT BEARING AND BEARING SPACER

(a) Using SST, remove the front bearing from the housing.

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(b) Remove the bearing spacer.

If the front bearing is damaged or worn, replace the bearing.

13. REMOVE DIFFERENTIAL CASE AND RING GEAR

(a) Place matchmarks on the bearing cap and differential carrier.

(b) Remove the two bearing caps.

(c) Remove the two side bearing preload adjusting plate washers with SST.

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NOTE: Measure the adjusting plate washer and note the thickness.

Sst Washer

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(d) Remove the differential case bearing outer race from the carrier.

NOTE: Tag the bearing outer races to show the location for reassembly.

14. REMOVE DRIVE PINION FROM DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER

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