Question about 1986 Mercury Grand Marquis
While driving down the road the bolts that hold the drive shaft onto the rear end fell out, now I need to know what size bolts I need to replace them since they're gone.
Here's the illustration with parts and numbers you need. take to dealer parts counter. If the bolts cam out, are you sure the u-joints did not get damaged?
#12 is the bolts
Item Part Number Description 1 — Needle Rollers (Part of 4635) 2 — Grease Seal (Part of 4635) 3 — Bearing Cup (Part of 4635) 4 — Thrust Washer (Part of 4635) 5 — Spider (Part of 4635) 6 4635 Universal Joint 7 4841 Driveshaft Slip Yoke 8 — Snap Ring (8 Req'd) (Part of 4635) 9 4602 Driveshaft 10 4782 Driveshaft Centering Socket Yoke 11 4851 Rear Axle Universal Joint Flange 12 N800574-S100 Bolt (4 Req'd) 13 4635 Universal Joint 14 — End Yoke (Part of 4635) A — Tighten to 93-130 Nm (71-95 Lb-Ft)
Posted on Mar 03, 2009
SOURCE: rear differential axle removal
remove the 'locking bolt', once the pin is out the c-clips shoud fall out unless this is a floating axle in which the axles are attached at the hub.
Posted on Sep 12, 2008
SOURCE: fix rearaxle 97 camaro
It should have a bolt through a pin holding it in place inside the diff cover. Remove the cover, find the small bolt going through the pin, remove the bolt and pin, and push inward on the axle from the hub. The retainer clip should fall, allowing you to pull the axle shaft out.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
hi there, i have 2 mazda6s, both off which i needed to removed the inner axels on, so far you have done every thing right :), but unfortunatly due to mazdas sloppy assembly the inner axles are near impossible to remove, you could try getting a 2 or 3 legged puller and remove the brake calliper and disk then try and "pull" the shaft out, but unfortunatly i doubt will work. your second option would be to use a hydraulic ram to press it out, but again due to mazdas sloppy work it is near impossible with out damaging the hub, ive tryed both option and none of wich worked, so i brought 4 second hand hubs and outer C.Vs, hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
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Lift the rear end of the Explorer with a floor jack. Place jack stands underneath the rear axle, by the leaf spring perches and lower the Explorer onto the stands. Pull the floor jack out of the way. mark both ends of the shaft for reinstalation.
Crawl under the rear end and unbolt the universal joint retaining straps from the rear differential yoke.
Pull the drive shaft and universal joint away from the rear differential yoke by hand.
Remove the retaining rings that hold the universal joint into the drive shaft with needle-nose pliers.
Support the end of the drive shaft on a jack stand and place the socket extension against the universal joint cap in the drive shaft yoke. Tap the socket extension with the dead blow hammer until the universal joint cap comes out of the yoke.
Clean the sockets in the drive shaft yoke with the tip of a pocket screwdriver to remove any built up road dirt or other gunk.
Remove two of the caps from the opposite ends of the replacement universal joint. Be careful to keep the bearings in the caps.
Position the replacement universal joint in the drive shaft yoke and put the cap on the outside. Use the socket extension and dead blow hammer to tap the cap through the yoke far enough to expose the retaining ring groove. Put the retaining ring on that side with the needle-nose pliers. Repeat this for the other cap.
Move the drive shaft back up to the differential yoke, line up the new universal joint with the differential yoke and reinstall the universal joint retaining straps with the wrench. Lower the rear end off the jack stands with the floor jack.
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