Land Rover Discovery Owners & Service Manuals

Land Rover Discovery: Front Drive Halfshafts Front Left Halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

SPECIAL TOOL(S)

SPECIAL TOOL(S)

SPECIAL TOOL(S)

PART(S)

PART(S)

REMOVAL

CAUTIONS:

  • Do not use air tools to remove or install the halfshaft nut. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the component
  • Do not allow halfshafts to hang unsupported at one end or joint damage will occur.
  • Make sure the halfshaft constant velocity (CV) joints do not over articulate. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the CV joints.

NOTES:

  • This procedure contains some variation in the illustrations depending on the vehicle specification, but the essential information is always correct.
  • This procedure contains illustrations showing certain components removed to provide extra clarity.

Raise and support the vehicle on a suitable 2 post lift.

Refer to: Lifting (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation).

Remove the wheel and tire.

Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04 Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Disconnect the stabilizer bar link. Discard the nut.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Disconnect the suspension height sensor.

NOTE:

Retain the halfshaft nut for use in the installation procedure.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Remove the halfshaft nut.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Remove and discard the brake caliper carrier bolt.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Remove and discard the lower suspension control arm ball joint bolt.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Disconnect the lower suspension control arm ball joint.

CAUTION:

Do not use a hammer to detach the halfshaft from the hub assembly, failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the halfshaft.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Using the special tool, disconnect the halfshaft from the wheel knuckle.

Special Tool(s): 205-857

WARNING:

Be prepared to collect escaping oil.

CAUTION:

Keep the halfshaft horizontal to avoid damaging the oil seal.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Remove the halfshaft.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Discard the halfshaft retaining clip.

Front drive halfshafts front left halfshaft (G1794494) - Removal

Inspect the halfshaft seal. Renew if damaged.

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