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Drive/Propeller Shaft: Technical Service Bulletins
Drivetrain - Drive/Axle Shaft Replacement Precautions

TRANSMISSION & CLUTCH
TC003-07

Title:
DRIVESHAFT ASSEMBLY
REPLACEMENT

Models:
'90 - '07 Toyota

Introduction
The purpose of this bulletin is to provide information regarding anti-corrosion grease that is present on replacement driveshaft assemblies. It is important
to remove this grease prior to installing the hub nut to prevent overtightening. This also applies when reusing an old driveshaft that may have come into
contact with oil or foreign matter.

Applicable Vehicles

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1990 - 2007 model year Toyota vehicles.

Required Tools & Material

Repair Procedure

Clean the threaded area of the driveshaft with Toyota Brake Cleaner (or equivalent) to remove the anti-corrosion grease, oil, or foreign matter before
installing the driveshaft into the vehicle.

NOTE:

A new axle hub nut may be required when installing the driveshaft. Check the Repair Manual procedure for more information.

Warranty Information

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