The engine stand is equipped with a self-lock mechanism, however, if the rear differential is tilted, the self-lock mechanism could become inoperative. If the rear differential unexpectedly rotates, it could cause injury, therefore do not maintain the rear differential tilted. When turning the rear differential, grasp the rotation handle firmly.
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table.
(See Bearing Cap Disassembly Note.)
Differential gear case component
Side bearing outer race
(See Roll Pin Disassembly Note.)
(See Locknut Disassembly Note.)
Oil seal (companion flange)
Drive pinion component
Front bearing outer race
Rear bearing outer race
Oil seal (side gear)
1. Install the differential component to the SSTs.
1. Mark the bearing cap and differential carrier for proper installation.
1. Remove the adjustment shim using a flathead screwdriver.
2. Put left and right identification marks on the removed adjustment shims and side bearing outer races.
1. Remove the side bearing using the SST.
2. Put left and right identification marks on the removed side bearings.
1. Tap the roll pin out from the direction shown in the figure using a pin punch.
1. Remove the locknut while fixing the companion flange using the SST.
1. Remove the companion flange using the SST.
1. Install the removed locknut to the drive pinion top to prevent damage to the thread.
2. Remove the drive pinion component by tapping the locknut lightly using a plastic hammer.
3. Remove the locknut installed in Step 1.
The drive pinion could be damaged if it falls off. Support the drive pinion with your hand when removing the rear bearing.
1. Remove the rear bearing using the SST and a press.
1. Remove the bearing outer race by lightly tapping the edge of the bearing outer race using a flathead screwdriver.