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Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Powertrain / Driveline / Driveshafts / Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side

Special Tools

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

Removal Procedure
  1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  2. Remove the front suspension skid plate, if equipped. Refer to Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Skid Plate Replacement.
  3. Remove the left wheel drive shaft from the transmission. Refer to Front Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.


  4. Remove the left front wheel drive shaft oil seal (3) using the DT-7004 hammer and the DT-23129 remover(1).
Installation Procedure

    Coat the NEW left front wheel drive shaft oil seal (2) with transmission
  1. Coat the NEW left front wheel drive shaft oil seal (2) with transmission fluid.
  2. Install the NEW left front wheel drive shaft oil seal (2) using the DT-446 drift and hammer (1).
  3. Install the left wheel drive shaft. Refer to Front Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.
  4. Install the front suspension skid plate, if equipped. Refer to Drivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Skid Plate Replacement.
  5. Lower the vehicle.
Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side
Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedures Raise and support the vehicle. R ...

Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side
Front Wheel Drive Shaft Seal Replacement - Left Side Callout Component Name Preliminary Procedure Raise and support the vehicle. Re ...

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