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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Powertrain / Driveline / Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Drain the rear differential, if needed. Refer toDifferential Oil Replacement.Remove the exhaust system. Refer toExhaust Muffler Replacement.Remove the rear wheel drive shafts. Refer toRear Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.Remove the propeller shaft from the vehicle. Refer toPropeller Shaft Replacement.Support the rear differential with a transmission jack stand.

Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Remove the rear differential support bushing bolts.

Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Remove the front mounting nuts for the rear differential-(3).Lower the rear differential to gain access rear differential clutch control module.Remove the small electrical connector from the control module-(1).Remove the large electrical connector from the control module-(2).

Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Remove the rear differential assembly from the vehicle.Installation Procedure

Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Note:When positioning the rear differential assembly in the rear cradle, leave enough roomto access the clutch control module.

If replacing the clutch control module, the new module must be programmed. Refer toControl Module References.Position the rear differential assembly in the rear cradle.

Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Install the small electrical connector-(1).Install the large electrical connector-(2).

Note:When installing the front mounting bolts tighten by hand.

Install the front mounting nuts-(3).

Differential Replacement Axles Rear

Install the rear differential support bushing bolts.Raise the rear differential assembly into place.

Caution:Refer toFastener Caution.

Tighten the front mounting nuts to 122-Y (90-lb-ft).Tighten the rear differential support bushing bolts to 188-Y (139-lb-ft).Remove the transmission jack stand.Install the propeller shaft. Refer toPropeller Shaft Replacement.Install the rear wheel drive shafts. Refer toRear Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.Install the exhaust system. Refer toExhaust Muffler Replacement.Fill the rear differential assembly with fluid, if drained. Refer toDifferential Oil Replacement.Lower the vehicle.
Propeller Shaft Replacement Driveshafts Propeller Shaft Assembly
Removal ProcedurePlace the transmission in neutral-(N).Raise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Mark the relationship of the propeller shaft to the reardifferential drive ...

Rear Axle Upper Control Arm Replacement Axles Rear
Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Remove the rear tire and wheel assembly. Refer toTire and Wheel Removal and Installation.Disconnect the antilock ...

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Engine Oil
To ensure proper engine performance and long life, careful attention must be paid to engine oil. Following these simple, but important steps will help protect your investment:  Use engine oil approved to the proper specification and of the proper viscosity grade. See "Selecting ...

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