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The computer lists a synthetic fluid costing $ 9 per quart.
In my 1992 Toyota car, I use standard fluid labelled Dexron/Mercon, which is a transmission fluid covering about 90 % of the cars in the USA.
Many companies make this, it is all the same.
This fluid I use costs about $ 2.50 - 3.00 a quart.
God bless your efforts.
remove the tire and seperate the upper and lower control arm (youll need a pickle fork) be carefull not to damage your bushings) pop the tie rod end out so you can swing everything away. remove hub nut and swing assembly out of the way (you may need to lightly tap on the axle end to pop the axle splines out of the hub). at this point the halfshaft should pop right out of the transaxle. this is a general method you may have some sort of retainer hold the halfshaft in place.
YOU NEED A PULLER ON THE OUTSIDE WHEEL HUB PUSHING THE HALF SHAFT FROM THE FRONT HUB,THEN TAP THE SHAFT UNION AT THE JOINT CASE WITH A PLASTIC HAMMER TO REMOVE THE HALFSHAFT AND INNER SHAFT FROM THE TRANSAXLE. IF YOU HAVE AN INNER SHAFT REMOVE THE HALFSHAFT BY SETTING UP A PULLER ON THE OUTSIDE WHEEL HUB AND PRESSING THE HALFSHAFT FROM THE FRONT HUB. AFTER PRESSING THE OUTER SHAFT INSERT A PRYBAR BETWEEN THE TRANSAXLE CASE AND THE HALFSHAFT AND PRY THE HALF SHAFT FROM THE TRANSAXLE DONT PULL ON THE SHAFT.
Jack up car and apply e-brake. car will roll if one of the front tires leaves the ground. remove tire , spindal nut and lower ball joint bolts. remove axle from hub then use a prybar to pop it out of trans. the passenger side will have a braket holding axle to engine , remove bolts from braket or squeeze snap-ring to rmove axle from braket.
Dear Stuck Shaft Sufferer.....I've read your concern and i have the solution for you.There is what they call cir clips on the inside of the axle shafts...these little clips are a failsafe for the axle falling out by itself.It's a little extra addon most auto manufacturees did to insure these halfshafts stay in frimly.....The easiest and best way to remove these is with a slightly bent pry bar....preferbly at least two feet long.you're gonna want to have the car up a little bit higher in the air so you can manuever around under it......crawl under there....bring a drain tray too cuz you might loose a little bit of fluid......get undr there and take your prybar and wedge it right between the transmission and the knuckle part of the halfshaft. It's gonna require a couple powerful short bursts....but it will make a little (click) when the cclip disengages from the trans itself....now duck and watch out for fluid........that's all there is to it...p.s. make sure the outer part of the halfshaft is free and clear from hitting anything so you don't get bound up when you're tryin to release it........if ya need anything else...get back to me.... I HOPE I HELPED!!!
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
Drain the transaxle fluid.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Negative battery cable. On vehicles equipped with an air bag, wait at least 90 seconds before proceedingBatteryAir cleaner assemblyThrottle cable from the throttle bodyCruise control actuator cover and connector, if equippedGround wireStarterSpeed sensor connectors, direct clutch speed sensor, and the park/neutral position switch connector on the transaxleSolenoid connector on the transaxleShift control cableOil cooler hosesFront side transaxle mounting boltsFront engine mounting boltsOil cooler line mounting bolts from the front frameUpper transaxle to engine mounting bolts
Fig. Tie the steering rack to the engine support fixture components, as shown-Avalon and Camry Front exhaust pipeEngine side covers and undercoversBoth halfshaftsFront side engine mounting nutRear side engine mounting bolts (remove hole plugs)Left side transaxle mounting boltsSteering gear housingFront frame assemblyRear end plate mounting boltsTorque converter coverTorque converter retaining boltsRemaining transaxle mounting boltsTransaxle
A humming or growling noise can sometimes be heard due to inadequate lubrication in either the inner or outer CV joint. Inspect the boot and see if it is cracked or split. This symptom is more often due to worn or damaged wheel bearings, a bad intermediate shaft bearing on equal length halfshaft transaxles, or due to worn shaft bearings within the transaxle.