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Experience:  Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes
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06 ml 350 w164 front diff bearing replacement. I have

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06 ml 350 w164 front diff bearing replacement. I have removed the Differential and noticed that the bearings for the drive shaft have fallen out. how do I remove the rest of the bearing housing attached to the Pinion shaft?
JA: What is the model of your '06 Mercedes?
Customer: ml350 w164
JA: Are you fixing your ML350 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: torque specs gear oil weight
JA: Do you have the torque specs?
Customer: Do I need a new front drive shaft
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No I dont have the torque specs for this Job and probably not the right tools either, but so far everything looks good to go.
Again I have removed the cv shafts Drive shaft and removed the Front Differential.
Main problems
Drive shaft bearing connected to Pinion. it came apart when removing the Diff.
I need Back lash spec as well as gear oil weight w90?
Help my wife is starting to freak out Im not a mechanic but have higher than average Mechanical IQ ability.:)
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 11 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 11 months ago.

jim are you talking about the cv joint at the front of the driveshaft that connects to the pinion cup??