Kia Soul: TJ Joint Installation - Driveshaft Assembly - Driveshaft and axleKia Soul: TJ Joint Installation

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Driveshaft and axle / Driveshaft Assembly / TJ Joint Installation

1.
Wrap tape around the driveshaft spline(TJ) to prevent damage to the boot.
2.
Using the alignment marks (D) made during disassembly as a guide, install the spider assembly (A) and snap ring (B) on the driveshaft splines (C).

3.
Add specified grease to the joint boot as much as it was wiped away at inspection.
4.
Install the both boot band.
5.
To control the air in the TJ boot, keep the specified distance between the boot bands when they are tightened.
Engine
TM
Distance (L) mm (in.)
LH side
RH side
Nu 2.0 GDI
 M/T
552.9 (21.7677)
838.2 (33.0000)
 A/T
532.4 (20.9606)
824.2 (32.4488)
Gamma 1.6 GDI
 M/T
554.4 (21.8268)
834.9 (32.8701)
 A/T
531.4 (20.9213)
823.2 (32.4095)

6.
Using the SST(09495-3K000), secure the TJ boot bands.

Clearance (A): 2.0 mm (0.0787 in.) or less

7.
Install the Front Driveshaft.
(Refer to Driveshaft Assembly - “Front Driveshaft”)
8.
Check the front alignment.
(Refer to Suspension System - "Front Alignment")
    TJ Joint Inspection
    1. Check the spider assembly for roller rotation, wear or corrosion. 2. Check the groove inside the joint case for wear or corrosion ...

    Dynamic Damper Components
    1. BJ assembly 2. BJ circlip 3. BJ boot band 4. BJ boot 5. Dynamic damper band 6. Dynamic damper 7. Shaft 8. TJ boot band 9. TJ boot 10. Spider assembly ...

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