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Howto remove drive shaft and change nearside cv joint

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howto remove drive shaft and change nearside cv joint
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
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Land Rover 2000-05

Axle Shafts & Seals

  • REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

 

Removal & Installation

 

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
    CAUTION If so equipped, before beginning, depressurize the air suspension.
  2. Remove the center cap from the wheel.
  3. Loosen the axle shaft nut.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel Brake rotor shield Brake rotor ABS sensor harness from the brackets Sensor from the hub Sensor bushing 4 bolts securing the hub to the carrier Axle shaft nut Drive hub Axle shaft Oil Seal

 

To install:

  1. Clean all mating surfaces thoroughly.
  2. Apply gear oil to the new seal-s lip and outer edge.
  3. Drive the new seal into place.
  4. Slide the axle shaft into place.
  5. Apply anti-seize compound to the mating surfaces of the hub and knuckle.
  6. Install or connect the following:

    Hub onto the shaft. Install nut, but do not tighten at this time. Hub-to-carrier bolts. Torque to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm). ABS sensor bushing and sensor, coated with silicone grease Wiring harness to brackets Rotor Rotor shield Wheel
  7. Lower the vehicle and torque the axle shaft nut to 360 ft. lbs. (490 Nm). Stake the nut.

 

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Raise and support front of vehicle.
    WARNING Never work on or under vehicle supported only by a jack. Always use safety stands.
  3. Remove road wheel.
  4. Remove front brake rotor.
  5. Disconnect ABS sensor in-line connector.
  6. Release ABS harness from brake hose and bracket.
  7. Remove 4 bolts holding wheel hub to steering knuckle.
  8. Remove wheel hub and drive axle from axle housing.
  9. With a suitable pry tool, carefully remove oil seal from axle housing.

 

To install:

  1. Clean drive shaft oil seal recess, oil seal running surface, wheel hub and swivel hub mating faces.
  2. Lubricate oil seal lip and running surface with clean differential oil.
  3. Using seal installer tools LRT-54-012 and LRT-99-003, install new oil seal into axle housing.
  4. Apply anti-seize compound to wheel hub and steering knuckle mating faces.
  5. Ensure ABS harness is properly located in steering knuckle cutout.
  6. Install drive shaft and wheel hub into axle housing. Align wheel hub with steering knuckle. Install hub bolts and tighten to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  7. Connect ABS sensor multiplug and secure harness to bracket and brake hose.
  8. Install front brake rotor.
  9. Install road wheel and tighten nuts to 103 ft. lbs. (140 Nm).
  10. Remove stands and lower vehicle.
  11. Check differential oil level.

 

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
    CAUTION Before beginning, depressurize the air suspension.

    NOTE If you-re not separating the hub and shaft, don-t loosen the axle shaft nut.
  2. Remove the center cap from the wheel.
  3. Loosen the axle shaft nut.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel Brake rotor shield ABS sensor harness from the brackets Sensor from the hub Sensor bushing 4 bolts securing the hub to the carrier Axle shaft nut, if loosened Drive hub and axle shaft Seal from the axle tube

 

To install:

  1. Clean all surfaces.
  2. Lubricate the new seal lip and running surface with silicone grease. Drive a new seal into place.
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Axle shaft into the axle tube Hub onto the shaft. Install, but don-t tighten, the nut. Hub-to-carrier bolts. Torque to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm). ABS sensor bushing and sensor, coated with silicone grease Wiring harness to brackets Rotor shield Wheel
  4. Lower the vehicle and torque the axle shaft nut to 192 ft. lbs. (260 Nm). Stake the nut.

Rover 2000-05

CV-Joints

  • REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

 

Removal & Installation

 

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Disconnect battery ground lead.
  3. Raise front of vehicle.



WARNING Do not work on or under a vehicle supported only by a jack. Always support the vehicle on safety stands.

  1. Remove road wheel.
  2. Remove drive shaft.
  3. Place drive shaft in vise.
  4. Release both boot clips and discard.
  5. Slide boot along shaft to gain access to outer joint.
  6. Using a suitable drift against the inner part of the joint, remove joint from shaft.
  7. Inspect boot for damage and renew if necessary.

 

To install:

  1. Clean drive shaft and boot.
  2. Fit new circlip to drive shaft.
  3. Position outer joint to shaft, use a screwdriver to press circlip into its groove and push joint fully onto shaft.
  4. Apply grease from the sachet to the joint.
  5. Position boot to joint and use a 'Band-it Thriftool' LRT-99-019 to secure the 2 new clips.
  6. Fit drive shaft.
  7. Fit front road wheels, fit and tighten nuts to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
  8. Remove stands and lower vehicle.
  9. Connect battery ground lead.



NOTE The same procedure is used for the inner and outer joints.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft Place axle shaft in a vise Bands from the boot and pull back the boot to expose the joint.
  3. Using a drift against the inner part of the joint, drive the joint from the shaft.
  4. Remove and discard the circlip.
  5. Remove the spacer.
  6. Remove the boot.

 

To install:


NOTE The joint is not rebuildable. Replace it and the boot.

  1. Install a new boot and bands.
  2. Install the circlip and spacer.
  3. Place the new joint into position and press it into place.



NOTE A new joint will come with a grease packet. Apply the grease as directed in the kit.

  1. Position the boot and secure the bands.
  2. Install the axle shaft.

 

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft Bands from the boot and pull back the boot to expose the joint.
  3. Using a drift against the inner part of the joint, drive the joint from the shaft.
  4. Remove and discard the circlip.
  5. Remove the spacer.
  6. Remove the boot.
  7. FIG : Front axle shaft CV-joint-Discovery

    image

  8. To install:


    NOTE The joint is not rebuildable. Replace it and the boot.

    1. Install a new boot and bands.
    2. Install the circlip and spacer.
    3. Place the new joint into position and press it into place.
      NOTE A new joint will come with a grease packet. Apply the grease as directed in the kit.
    4. Position the boot and secure the bands.
    5. Install the axle shaft.
    6. Land Rover 2000-05

      Halfshafts

      • REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

       

      Removal & Installation



      1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
      2. Raise and safely support the vehicle and remove the front wheels.
      3. Remove the axle hub nut.
      4. Unbolt the brake caliper and position it aside, leaving the hose attached.
      5. Remove the brake rotor.
      6. Disconnect the ABS sensor lead, then remove the ABS sensor from the hub.
      7. Remove and discard the nut attaching the track rod ball joint to the steering arm.
      8. Install an M14 nut to the ball pin so it is flush with the end of the pin.
      9. Using a separator, disconnect the ball pin from the steering arm.
      10. Remove the M14 nut.
      11. Disconnect the height sensor link.
      12. Loosen the lower arm-to-sub-frame bolt a quarter turn.
      13. Remove the lower arm ball joint-to-hub nut.
      14. Release the lower ball joint and disconnect the lower arm from the hub.
      15. Loosen the tie rod-to-sub-frame bolt one quarter turn.
      16. Remove the tie rod-to-ball joint nut.
      17. Disconnect the tie rod from the ball joint.
      18. Install tool set LRT-60-030 to the front hub.
      19. FIG : Install tool set to the front hub-Range Rover (

        image

      20. Tighten the center screw on the tool to press the driveshaft from the flange.
      21. Remove the tool set.
      22. Install collar LRT-54-026 to the driveshaft inside joint.
      23. Using levers, release the driveshaft from the hub.
      24. Remove the driveshaft.

      25. To install:

        1. Clean driveshaft and differential opening.
        2. Install new circlip to the driveshaft.
        3. Lubricate the oil seal lip with clean differential oil.
        4. Install the driveshaft ensuring the circlip is engaged.
        5. Clean the driveshaft and flange splines and lightly lubricate the splines.
        6. Position the drive shaft in the hub.
        7. Reinstall the tool set to the front hub.
        8. Tighten the tool until the driveshaft is seated in the drive flange.
        9. Using new nuts, install the ball joint to steering arm, tie rod to ball joint and ball joint to hub. Tighten all nuts to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
        10. Install new bolts in lower arm to sub-frame and tie rod to sub-frame, but do not tighten.
        11. Connect height sensor link.
        12. Install ABS sensor after coating it with anti-seize.
        13. Attach ABS sensor lead.
        14. Install the brake rotor.
        15. Install a new axle hub nut and tighten to 311 ft. lbs. (420 Nm).
        16. Stake the nut to the shaft.
        17. Install the brake caliper.
        18. Install the wheels and lower the vehicle.
        19. Tighten the tie rod-to-sub-frame and lower arm-to-sub-frame bolts to 121 ft. lbs. (165 Nm), plus an additional 90 degrees.
        20. Check the front wheel alignment.

        Left Side
        1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
        2. Disconnect battery ground lead.
        3. Raise front of vehicle.
          WARNING Do not work on or under a vehicle supported only by a jack. Always support the vehicle on safety stands.
        4. Remove road wheel.
        5. Remove underbelly panel.
        6. Remove 3 bolts and remove splash shield.
        7. Release stake from drive shaft nut.
        8. With assistant depressing the brake pedal, remove and discard the drive shaft nut.
        9. Remove clip securing brake hose and release hose from shock absorber bracket.
        10. Release ABS sensor harness and brake hose from shock absorber.
        11. Release ABS sensor from hub.
        12. Remove 2 bolts securing brake caliper to hub. Release caliper from hub and tie aside.
          CAUTION Do not allow caliper to hang on brake hose.
        13. Remove 2 bolts securing shock absorber to hub.
        14. Release hub from shock absorber.
        15. Release drive shaft from hub.
        16. Position container to catch oil spillage
        17. Secure LRT-54-026 to drive shaft inboard joint. Using a suitable lever, release drive shaft from gearbox.
        18. Remove drive shaft.
        19. Remove and discard circlip from drive shaft.

        To install:

        1. Inspect gearbox seal for signs of wear or damage.
        2. Wipe drive shaft ends, gearbox oil seal and hub.
        3. Lubricate oil seal running surfaces.
        4. Install new circlip to drive shaft.
        5. Install drive shaft ensuring circlip is fully engaged.
          CAUTION Drive shaft must be fitted with care to prevent damage to gearbox oil seal.
        6. Position drive shaft in hub.
        7. Install new hub nut but do not tighten at this stage.
        8. Install hub to shock absorber, fit nuts and bolts and tighten to 150 ft. lbs. (205 Nm).
        9. Position caliper to brake disc fit bolts and tighten to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
        10. Clean ABS sensor and mating face.
        11. Lubricate ABS sensor with anti-seize grease.
        12. Install ABS sensor .
          CAUTION Ensure ABS sensor is fully located into hub, so that sensor touches reluctor ring.
        13. Position ABS harness and brake hose in bracket and secure with clip.
        14. Install splash shield and secure with bolts.
        15. Tighten front hub nut to 295 ft. lbs. (400 Nm).
        16. Stake front hub nut.
        17. Install road wheel(s) and tighten nuts to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
        18. Check and top up oil level as required.
        19. Install underbelly panel.
        20. Remove stands and lower vehicle.
        21. Connect the negative battery cable.

        Right Side
        1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
        2. Disconnect battery ground lead.
        3. Raise front of vehicle.
          WARNING Do not work on or under a vehicle supported only by a jack. Always support the vehicle on safety stands.
        4. Remove road wheel.
        5. Remove underbelly panel.
        6. Remove 3 bolts securing right side splash shield to body and remove shield.
        7. Release stake from drive shaft nut.
        8. With assistant depressing the brake pedal, remove and discard the drive shaft nut.
        9. Remove clip securing brake hose and release hose from shock absorber bracket.
        10. Release ABS sensor harness and brake hose from shock absorber.
        11. Release ABS sensor from hub.
        12. Remove 2 bolts securing brake caliper to hub. Release caliper from hub and tie aside.
          CAUTION Do not allow caliper to hang on brake hose.
        13. Remove 2 bolts securing shock absorber to hub.
        14. Release hub from shock absorber.
        15. Release drive shaft from hub.
        16. Position container to catch oil spillage.
        17. Secure LRT-54-026 to drive shaft inboard joint. Using a suitable lever, release drive shaft from gearbox.
        18. Remove drive shaft.
          CAUTION Care must be taken not to damage oil seal when removing drive shaft from gearbox
        19. Remove and discard circlip from drive shaft.

        To install:

        1. Inspect gearbox seal for signs of wear or damage.
        2. Wipe drive shaft ends, gearbox oil seal and hub.
        3. Lubricate oil seal running surfaces.
        4. Install new circlip to drive shaft.
        5. Install drive shaft ensuring circlip is fully engaged.
          CAUTION Drive shaft must be fitted with care to prevent damage to gearbox oil seal.
        6. Position drive shaft in hub.
        7. Install new hub nut but do not tighten at this stage.
        8. Install hub to shock absorber, fit nuts and bolts and tighten to 150 ft. lbs. (205 Nm).
        9. Position caliper to brake disc fit bolts and tighten to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
        10. Clean ABS sensor and mating face.
        11. Lubricate ABS sensor with anti-seize grease.
        12. Install ABS sensor .
          CAUTION Ensure ABS sensor is fully located into hub, so that sensor touches reluctor ring.
        13. Position ABS harness and brake hose in bracket and secure with clip.
        14. Install splash shield and secure with bolts.
        15. Tighten front hub nut to 295 ft. lbs. (400 Nm).
        16. Stake front hub nut.
        17. Install road wheel(s) and tighten nuts to 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm).
        18. Check and top up oil level as required.
        19. Install underbelly panel.
        20. Remove stands and lower vehicle.
        21. Connect the negative battery cable.

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