FRONT DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY REMOVAL

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

The necessary procedures (adjustment, calibration, initialization, or registration) that must be performed after parts are removed, installed, or replaced during the front drive shaft assembly removal/installation are shown below.

Necessary Procedure After Parts Removed/Installed/Replaced
Replacement Part or Procedure Necessary Procedure Effects/Inoperative when not Performed Link
Front wheel alignment adjustment
  1. Clear zero point calibration data.

  2. Perform yaw rate and acceleration sensor zero point calibration.

VSC malfunctioning

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Adjust lane departure warning camera Lane departure alert system does not operate correctly

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Tech Tips


  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.

  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE


  1. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL

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  2. REMOVE NO. 1 MOTOR UNDER COVER

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  3. DRAIN HYBRID TRANSAXLE FLUID

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  4. REMOVE FRONT AXLE SHAFT NUT


    1. A01MJDRE02

      Using SST and a hammer, release the staked part of the front axle shaft nut.

      SST
      09930-00010   ( 09931-00010, 09931-00020 )

      Note

      Fully loosen the staked part of the front axle shaft nut, otherwise the threads of the drive shaft may be damaged.

    2. While applying the brakes, remove the front axle shaft nut.

  5. SEPARATE FRONT SPEED SENSOR


    1. A01MJP5E03

      Disengage the clamp and remove the bolt (A) and separate the front speed sensor.

    2. Remove the bolt (B) and separate the front speed sensor.

      Note

      Prevent foreign matter from contacting the sensor tip.

  6. SEPARATE FRONT FLEXIBLE HOSE

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  7. SEPARATE TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  8. SEPARATE FRONT LOWER NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM SUB-ASSEMBLY

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  9. SEPARATE FRONT STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY

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  10. REMOVE FRONT DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY


    1. A01MJ6QC04
      *a Matchmark

      Put matchmarks on the front drive shaft assembly and front axle hub sub-assembly.

    2. A01MIRA

      Using a plastic hammer, separate the front drive shaft assembly from the front axle assembly.

      Note


      • Be careful not to damage the front axle outboard joint boot.

      • Do not push the front axle assembly towards the outside of the vehicle any further than necessary.

      Tech Tips

      If the parts are stuck and difficult to disengage, use a brass bar and a hammer to tap the tip of the front drive shaft assembly.

    3. A01MJYYE02

      Using SST, remove the front drive shaft assembly from the FCV transaxle with motor assembly.

      SST
      09520-01010
      09520-24010   ( 09520-32040 )

      Note


      • Do not damage the front drive shaft oil seal.

      • Do not damage the front axle inboard joint boot.

      • Do not drop the front drive shaft assembly.

      Tech Tips

      Measure the size of the gap between the front drive inboard joint assembly and FCV transaxle with motor assembly, and use the measured value for reference when installing.

  11. REMOVE FRONT DRIVE INBOARD JOINT HOLE SNAP RING


    1. A01MIBL

      Using a screwdriver, remove the front drive inboard join hole snap ring from the front drive inboard joint assembly.