Ford Mustang Service Manual: Removal

Removal

1. Raise and support the vehicle.

2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly.

3. Remove the rear brake disc (2C026).

4. Remove the differential housing cover (4033) and drain the lubricant. For additional information, refer to Differential Housing Cover in this section.

5. Remove the differential pinion shaft (4211).

1. Remove the differential pinion shaft lock bolt (4241).

2. Remove the differential pinion shaft.

6. CAUTION: Do not damage the rubber O-ring in the axle shaft groove.


6. CAUTION: Do not damage the rubber O-ring in the axle shaft groove.

Remove the U-washer (4N237).

1. Push the axle shafts (4234) inboard.

2. Remove the U-washer.

7. CAUTION: Damage to the rear brake anti-lock sensor (2C190) may occur


7. CAUTION: Damage to the rear brake anti-lock sensor (2C190) may occur if it is not removed before the axle shaft.

Carefully remove the rear brake anti-lock sensor.

8. CAUTION: Do not damage the wheel bearing oil seal.


8. CAUTION: Do not damage the wheel bearing oil seal.

Remove the axle shaft.

Installation


    Axle Shaft
    Rear Drive Axle and Differential   The axle housing assembly consists of a cast center section with two steel tube assemblies and a stamped differential housing cover (4033). The diffe ...

    Installation
    Removal 1. Raise and support the vehicle. 2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. 3. Remove the rear brake disc (2C026). 4. Remove the differential housing cover (4033) and drain the lubricant. F ...

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