Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2007 (36) PDF

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REAR FINAL DRIVE
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RFD
Revision: 2006 November 2007 350Z
REAR FINAL DRIVE
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Service Notice or Precautions .................................. 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools ............................................... 3
Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 6
NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH)
TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 7
NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 7
DESCRIPTION ............................................................ 8
Cross-Sectional View ............................................... 8
DIFFERENTIAL GEAR OIL ........................................ 9
Changing Differential Gear Oil ................................. 9
DRAINING ............................................................. 9
FILLING ................................................................. 9
Checking Differential Gear Oil .................................. 9
OIL LEAKAGE AND OIL LEVEL ........................... 9
FRONT OIL SEAL .................................................... 10
Removal and Installation ........................................ 10
IDENTIFICATION STAMP OF REPLACEMENT
FREQUENCY OF FRONT OIL SEAL ................. 10
REMOVAL ............................................................11
INSTALLATION ................................................... 12
SIDE OIL SEAL ........................................................ 15
Removal and Installation ........................................ 15
REMOVAL ........................................................... 15
INSTALLATION ................................................... 15
REAR FINAL DRIVE ASSEMBLY ............................ 17
Removal and Installation ........................................ 17
COMPONENTS ...................................................17
REMOVAL ...........................................................17
INSTALLATION ...................................................18
Disassembly and Assembly (R200 2-pinion) ..........19
COMPONENTS ...................................................19
ASSEMBLY INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT ...20
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................24
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................ 28
ADJUSTMENT AND SELECTION OF ADJUST-
ING WASHERS ...................................................28
ASSEMBLY .........................................................33
Disassembly and Assembly (R200V LSD) .............39
COMPONENTS ...................................................39
ASSEMBLY INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT ...40
DISASSEMBLY ...................................................44
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................ 48
ADJUSTMENT AND SELECTION OF ADJUST-
ING WASHERS ...................................................48
ASSEMBLY .........................................................53
SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) ......59
General Specifications ............................................59
Inspection and Adjustment .....................................59
DRIVE GEAR RUNOUT ......................................59
DIFFERENTIAL SIDE GEAR CLEARANCE .......59
PRELOAD TORQUE ...........................................59
BACKLASH .........................................................59
COMPANION FLANGE RUNOUT .......................59
SELECTIVE PARTS ............................................60

Summary of Content

RFD-1REAR FINAL DRIVED DRIVELINE/AXLECONTENTSCEFGHIJKLMSECTION RFDABRFDRevision: 2006 November 2007 350ZREAR FINAL DRIVEPRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2Service Notice or Precautions .................................. 2PREPARATION ........................................................... 3Special Service Tools ............................................... 3Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 6NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 7NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 7DESCRIPTION ............................................................ 8Cross-Sectional View ............................................... 8DIFFERENTIAL GEAR OIL ........................................ 9Changing Differential Gear Oil ................................. 9DRAINING ............................................................. 9FILLING ................................................................. 9Checking Differential Gear Oil .................................. 9OIL LEAKAGE AND OIL LEVEL ........................... 9FRONT OIL SEAL .................................................... 10Removal and Installation ........................................ 10IDENTIFICATION STAMP OF REPLACEMENT FREQUENCY OF FRONT OIL SEAL ................. 10REMOVAL ............................................................11INSTALLATION ................................................... 12SIDE OIL SEAL ........................................................ 15Removal and Installation ........................................ 15REMOVAL ........................................................... 15INSTALLATION ................................................... 15REAR FINAL DRIVE ASSEMBLY ............................ 17Removal and Installation ........................................ 17COMPONENTS ...................................................17REMOVAL ...........................................................17INSTALLATION ...................................................18Disassembly and Assembly (R200 2-pinion) ..........19COMPONENTS ...................................................19ASSEMBLY INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT ...20DISASSEMBLY ...................................................24INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................ 28ADJUSTMENT AND SELECTION OF ADJUST-ING WASHERS ...................................................28ASSEMBLY .........................................................33Disassembly and Assembly (R200V LSD) .............39COMPONENTS ...................................................39ASSEMBLY INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT ...40DISASSEMBLY ...................................................44INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................ 48ADJUSTMENT AND SELECTION OF ADJUST-ING WASHERS ...................................................48ASSEMBLY .........................................................53SERVICE DATA AND SPECIFICATIONS (SDS) ......59General Specifications ............................................59Inspection and Adjustment .....................................59DRIVE GEAR RUNOUT ......................................59DIFFERENTIAL SIDE GEAR CLEARANCE .......59PRELOAD TORQUE ...........................................59BACKLASH .........................................................59COMPANION FLANGE RUNOUT .......................59SELECTIVE PARTS ............................................60