Chevrolet Sonic manuals

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual: Wheel Drive Shaft Inner Joint Inspection

Chevrolet Sonic Repair Manual / Chassis / Wheels/Tires / Wheels / Wheel Drive Shaft Inner Joint Inspection

Inspection Procedure
  1. Remove the front wheel drive shaft inner joint and boot. Refer to Front Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.


  2. Remove the wheel drive shaft tripod bushing (1) from the tripod housing (3).
  3. Remove the wheel drive shaft tripod housing (3) from the wheel drive shaft.
  4. Remove the wheel drive shaft tripod joint boot bushing (1).
  5. Using a suitable cleaner, remove the excess grease from the tripod assembly.
  6. Inspect the following items for damage or excessive wear:
  • The wheel drive shaft tripod boot
  • The wheel drive shaft tripod assembly
  • The wheel drive shaft tripod joint housing
  • The wheel drive shaft tripod joint bushing
  • The wheel drive shaft
  • If any of the internal parts are found to be excessively worn or damaged, replace the wheel drive shaft inner joint and boot. Refer to Front Wheel Drive Shaft Inner Joint and Boot Replacement.
  • Wheel Alignment Measurement
    Steering and vibration complaints are not always the result of improper alignment. One possible cause is wheel and tire imbalance. Another possibility is tire lead due to worn or improperly manufa ...

    Wheel Drive Shaft Outer Joint Inspection
    Disassembly Procedure Remove the outer constant velocity (CV) joint and boot from the wheel drive shaft. Refer to Front Wheel Drive Shaft Outer Joint and Boot Replacement. Remo ...

    Other materials:

    Automatic Headlamp System
    When it is dark enough outside and the exterior lamp control is in the automatic position, the headlamps come on automatically. See Exterior Lamp Controls. The vehicle has a light sensor on top of the instrument panel. Make sure it is not covered, or the headlamps will be on when they are not ...

    Lower Control Arm Replacement
    Removal Procedure Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation. Remove the front wheelhouse rear liner. Refer to Front Wheelhouse Liner Replacement. Re ...

    Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) System DTC Table (LWE)
    Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) System DTC Table System DTCs Required to Set System Status to YES If an inspection/maintenance system status indicator did NOT update to YES during the Inspection/Maintenance System Check, review ea ...

    В© 2014-2021 Copyright www.csmans.com
       
    0.0119