Assemble Differential Case

a. Install the 2 thrust washers on the side gears.

b. Install the 2 side gears, pinion gears, pinion gear thrust washers and pinion shaft in the differential case.

HINT:

Align the holes for the straight pin in the differential case and pinion shaft.

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Fig. 63: Installing Thrust Washers On Side Gears Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

c. Measure the side gear backlash.

1. Install the intermediate shaft No. 1 to the differential case.

2. Using a dial indicator, measure the side gear backlash while holding one pinion gear toward the differential case.

If the backlash is not within the specified value, replace the side gear thrust washer with an appropriate thickness.

HINT:

Refer to the following table to select thrust washers which will ensure that the backlash is within the specified value.

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Fig. 64: Measuring Side Gear Backlash

Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

Washer thickness

WASHER THICKNESS SPECIFICATION

Thickness mm (in.)

Thickness mm (in.)

0.96 - 1.04 (0.0378 - 0.0409)

1.16 - 1.24 (0.0457 - 0.0488)

1.06 - 1.14 (0.0417 - 0.0449)

1.26 - 1.34 (0.0496 - 0.0528)

3. Remove the intermediate shaft No. 1.

3. INSTALL FRONT DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER STRAIGHT PIN AND STAKE DIFFERENTIAL CASE

a. Using a pin punch and hammer, install the straight pin through the differential case and hole in the pinion shaft.

b. Stake the differential case.

2006 DRIVELINE/AXLES Differential - Sequoia

Fig. 65: Installing Straight Pin Through Differential Case & Hole In Pinion Shaft Using A Pin Punch & Hammer

Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

Fig. 65: Installing Straight Pin Through Differential Case & Hole In Pinion Shaft Using A Pin Punch & Hammer

Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

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