Remove the 4 differential carrier mounting bracket bolts 1. North American Car of the Year? Repeat steps 1 through 3 for the other side. It was nominated for the? Raise and support the vehicle. Position the rear differential assembly in the support. Install the 9 side cover bolts 4 and tighten in a criss-cross pattern to 29 N·m 21 lb ft. Using the J 45017 1 , install the differential output shaft seal 2.
This is the highest specific output of any engine by cubic inches in the history of General Motors at 2. All of Chilton's online content for the 2008 Pontiac Solstice is updated monthly, so you'll have the most recent information on hand for any Do-It-Yourself project. This online repair manual software works for do-it-yourselfers and professional mechanics alike. One of the best ways to enhance the enjoyment of your new vehicle is to read this manual. Inspect the fit of the side gears 107, 111 on the axle shafts.
Install the differential shaft 103 ensuring that it moves through the washers and gears properly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation. Refer to Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement. Inspect the side gear bore for scoring. Install the propeller shaft, differential and driveline support.
Refer to Floor Panel Tunnel Panel Replacement - Rear. Use the new wheel drive shaft spindle nut to slowly pull the spindle to the wheel hub and bearing assembly and tighten to 215 N·m 159 lb ft. Refer to Floor Panel Tunnel Panel Replacement - Rear. Install the assembled axle side gear 107 into the left case half 104. Remove the transmission close out panel. You probably already know this, but mechanics charge a lot.
Using the J 8059 pliers , remove the retaining ring 2 from the wheel drive shaft. Install the wheel drive axle shaft in a soft jawed vice. Tag the clutch pack 110 to indicate the position of the components. The wheel drive shaft retaining ring is on the splined shaft of the cross groove joint. Install the nuts 1 for the drive line support bolts 2 and tighten to 200 N·m 148 lb ft. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
Install the transmission close out panel. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove J 45017 1 from the differential output shaft seal 2. Failure to install J-44394 as indicated may cause the splines of the wheel drive shaft to cut the differential output seal. Clean any dirt from around the differential drain plug.
Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. Remove the propeller shaft nut and bolts from the differential drive flange. Install the J 44394 protector and move the rear differential to the left side of the vehicle to remove the right rear wheel drive shaft. After that any information or service procedure should be confirmed as still correct with your dealership. Refer to Transmission Support Replacement.
Refer to Rear Axle Lubricant Level Inspection. Remove the 10 ring gear bolts 1 and the ring gear 3 from the differential carrier 2 using a punch and a hammer through the bolt hole. Remove the beveled washer from the axle side gear. Install the propeller shaft to the transmission and differential. If the wheel drive shaft is equipped with the ear type boot clamp, proceed to step 6. Refer to Adhesives, Fluids, Lubricants, and Sealers.