Adjust Front Differential Side Gear Backlash

(a) Fixing the front differential pinion to the front differential case side. Using a dial indicator, measure the front differential side gear backlash. Standard backlash: 0.05 - 0.20 mm (0.0020 - 0.0079 in.) If the backlash is out of specification, replace the side gear thrust washer. Thrust washer thickness:

Part No.

Thickness: mm (in.)

41361 - 22140

0.95 (0.0374)

41361 - 22020

1.00 (0.0394)

41361 - 22150

1.05 (0.0413)

41361 - 22030

1.10 (0.0433)

41361 - 22160

1.15 (0.0453)

41361 - 22040

• Because the thrust washer does not have any identification mark, measure the front thickness with a micrometer to select a proper thrust washer.

• Select washers that has the same thickness as both the right and left.

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