Kia Soul: TJ Joint Replacement - Driveshaft Assembly - Driveshaft and axle - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: TJ Joint Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Driveshaft and axle / Driveshaft Assembly / TJ Joint Replacement

  
Special grease must be applied to the driveshaft joint. Do not substitute with another type of grease.
The boot band should be replaced with a new one.
1.
Remove the Front Driveshaft.
(Refer to Driveshaft Assembly - Front Driveshaft)
2.
Remove the BJ circlip (B) from the TJ housing (A).

3.
Remove both boot bands from the TJ housing.

4.
Remove the TJ circlip (A).

  
Make alignment marks on spider roller assembly (A), TJ housing (B), and shaft spline (C) to aid reassembly.

5.
Remove the snap ring (A) from the shaft.

6.
Remove the spider assembly (B) from the driveshaft (A) using the special tool (09495-33000).

7.
Clean the spider assembly.
8.
Remove the TJ boot (A).
  
For reusing the boot (A), wrap tape (B) around the driveshaft splines (C) to protect the boot (A).

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