Recheck Tooth Contact Between Ring Gear And Drive Pinion

a. Remove the 10 bolts, side bearing retainer and differential case.

b. Coat 3 or 4 teeth at three different positions on the ring gear with red lead primer.

c. Install the differential case and side bearing retainer with the 10 bolts. Torque: 69 N*m (700 kgf*cm, 51 ft.*lbf)

d. Hold the companion flange firmly and rotate the ring gear in both directions.

e. Remove the 10 bolts, side bearing retainer and differential case.

Differential Gear
Fig. 85: Applying Red Lead Primer On Ring Gear Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

f. Inspect the tooth contact pattern.

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Gear Toothcontact Pattern

Select an adjusting washer that will shift the drive pinion away from the ring gear

Fig. 86: Identifying Tooth Contact Pattern Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

Select an adjusting washer that will shift the drive pinion away from the ring gear j ni-.qneoi

Fig. 86: Identifying Tooth Contact Pattern Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

1. If the teeth are not contacting properly, use the following table to select a proper washer for correction.

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Washer thickness

WASHER THICKNESS SPECIFICATION

Thickness mm (in.)

Thickness mm (in.)

Thickness mm (in.)

1.69 - 1.71 (0.0665 - 0.0673)

1.93 - 1.95 (0.0760 - 0.0768)

2.17 - 2.19 (0.0854 - 0.0862)

1.72 - 1.74 (0.0677 - 0.0685)

1.96 - 1.98 (0.0772 - 0.0780)

2.20 - 2.22 (0.0866 - 0.0874)

1.75 - 1.77 (0.0689 - 0.0697)

1.99 - 2.01 (0.0783 - 0.0791)

2.23 - 2.25 (0.0878 - 0.0886)

1.78 - 1.80 (0.0701 - 0.0709)

2.02 - 2.04 (0.0795 - 0.0803)

2.26 - 2.28 (0.0890 - 0.0898)

1.81 - 1.83 (0.0713 - 0.0720)

2.05 - 2.07 (0.0807 - 0.0815)

2.29 - 2.31 (0.0902 - 0.0909)

1.84 - 1.86 (0.0724 - 0.0732)

2.08 - 2.10 (0.0819 - 0.0827)

2.32 - 2.34 (0.0913 - 0.0921)

1.87 - 1.89 (0.0736 - 0.0744)

2.11 - 2.13 (0.0831 - 0.0839)

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1.90 - 1.92 (0.0748 - 0.0756)

2.14 - 2.16 (0.0843 - 0.0850)

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26. CHECK COMPANION FLANGE RUNOUT (See REMOVAL )

27. STAKE DRIVE PINION NUT

28. INSTALL DIFFERENTIAL SIDE GEAR SHAFT OIL SEAL

a. Using SST and a plastic hammer, install a new oil seal until its surface is flush with the differential carrier end.

SST 09608-32010

b. Coat the oil seal lip with MP grease.

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Fig. 88: Installing Differential Side Gear Shaft Oil Seal Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.
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