Kia Forte: TJ Joint Replacement - Driveshaft Assembly - Driveshaft and axle - Kia Forte TD 2014-2018 Service ManualKia Forte: TJ Joint Replacement

Second generation YD (2014-2018) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2018 Service Manual / Driveshaft and axle / Driveshaft Assembly / TJ Joint Replacement

  
Special grease must be applied to the driveshaft joint. Do not substitute with another type of grease.
The boot band should be replaced with a new one.
1.
Remove the Front Driveshaft.
(Refer to Driveshaft Assembly - Front Driveshaft)
2.
Remove the circlip (B) from the driveshaft spline (A).

3.
Remove both boot bands from the TJ case.

4.
Remove the TJ case (A).

  
Make alignment marks on spider roller assembly (A), joint case (B), and shaft spline (C) to aid reassembly.

5.
Remove the snap ring (A) from the shaft.

6.
Remove the spider assembly (B) from the driveshaft (A) using the special tool (09495-33000).

7.
Clean the spider assembly.
8.
Remove the TJ boot (A).
  
For reusing the boot (A), wrap tape (B) around the driveshaft splines (C) to protect the boot (A).

TJ Joint Components
[LH] 1. BJ assembly 2. BJ circlip 3. BJ boot band 4. BJ boot 5. Shaft 6. TJ boot band 7. TJ boot 8. Spider assembly 9. Snap ring 10. TJ c ...

TJ Joint Inspection
1. Check the spider assembly for roller rotation, wear or corrosion. 2. Check the groove inside the joint case for wear or corrosion ...

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