FRONT DRIVE SHAFT
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Apply paste [service parts (440037S000)] to cover entire flat
• Never use a power tool to tighten the wheel hub lock nut.
tions, which were removed when removing wheel hub and bearing
• Never reuse cotter pin.
WHEEL SIDE : Disassembly and Assembly
Fix shaft with a vise.
Protect shaft using aluminum or copper plates when fixing with a vise.
Remove boot bands, and then remove boot from joint sub-assembly.
Screw drive shaft puller (A) into joint sub-assembly screw part to
• Align a sliding hammer and drive shaft and remove them
by pulling firmly and uniformly.
• If joint sub-assembly cannot be pulled out, try after
removing drive shaft from vehicle.
Remove circular clip (1) from housing assembly.
Remove boot from housing assembly.
Clean the old grease on joint sub-assembly with paper waste.
Fill serration slot joint sub-assembly with NISSAN genuine grease or equivalent until the serration slot and
After applying grease, use a paper waste to wipe off old grease that has oozed out.
Install boot and boot bands to housing assembly.
• Wrap serration on housing assembly with tape to protect the boot from damage.
Remove the tape wrapped around the serration on housing assembly.
Position the circular clip on groove at the housing assembly edge.
Never reuse circular clip.
Align both center axles of the housing assembly edge and joint sub-assembly. Then assemble housing
: 1.0 – 3.0 g (0.04 – 0.10 oz)
Revision: 2012 September