Subaru Legacy

since 1990-1998 release

Repair and operation of the car



Subaru of Legasi
+ 1.1. Identification numbers
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Systems of start, ignition
+ 8. Transmissions
- 9. Coupling, shaft
   9.1. Technical characteristics
   + 9.2. Coupling
   + 9.3. Driveshaft
   - 9.4. Power shafts
      9.4.1. Forward power shaft
      9.4.2. Back power shaft (models 4WD)
      - 9.4.3. Replacement of protective covers of hinges of equal angular speeds
         9.4.3.1. The hinge with balls and a separator
         9.4.3.2. The Trekhplechy hinge with rollers
      9.4.4. External hinge of a power shaft
      9.4.5. Replacement of sealing rings of back differential
      9.4.6. Reverse main gear
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket
+ 12. Steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment


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9.4.3. Replacement of protective covers of hinges of equal angular speeds

9.4.3.1. The hinge with balls and a separator

GENERAL INFORMATION

Power shaft with the hinge with balls and a separator

1 – spring pin
2 – ring
3 – hinge case (all forward power shafts and the back driving
shaft from 1990 to 1994)
4 – lock ring
5 – internal ring
6 – balls
7 – separator
8 – the fixing ring
9 – collar
10 – protective cover
11 – protective cover
12 – external hinge of a power shaft
13 – ring (only forward power shafts)
14 – the case of the external hinge (only back power shafts since 1995)

Dismantling

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Remove a power shaft.
2. Fix a power shaft in a vice with soft sponges.
3. Remove collars of fastening of a protective cover.
4. Remove a protective cover from the case of the internal hinge.
5. Take the fixing ring from the case of the internal hinge.
6. Remove the case of the internal hinge from a power shaft.
7. Clean old greasing from the hinge of equal angular speeds.
8. Remove a lock ring from the end of a power shaft.
9. Remove an internal ring with balls from a power shaft.
10. Using paint, note the mutual provision of an internal ring and separator.
11. Using a screw-driver edge, take balls from a separator.
12. Turn an internal ring on 90 °, thus combine ledges of an internal ring with separator windows.
13. Take an internal ring from a separator.

Check

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Using solvent, clear all details of the hinge.
2. Check a condition of details for existence of dot corrosion, scratches, cracks and damages (on the right – an internal ring of the hinge, at the left – a separator).
3. With defects replace the hinge assembled.

Assembly

PERFORMANCE ORDER
1. Establish an internal ring in a separator, thus combine adjusting tags.
2. Insert balls into separator windows.
3. Not to damage a protective cover at installation on a power shaft, wind with an adhesive tape of a vent of a power shaft.
4. Pull a small collar of fastening of a protective cover, and then a protective cover over a power shaft and remove an adhesive tape.
5. Establish assembly of an internal ring of a separator and balls on a power shaft.
6. Establish a lock ring.
7. Fill with fresh greasing the hinge of equal angular speeds.
8. Install the case of the internal hinge on a power shaft and fix it the fixing ring.
9. Remove surplus of greasing and establish a protective cover on the case of the hinge of equal angular speeds.
10. Then let out the air from under a protective cover.
11. Using the special tool, fix a protective cover new collars.
12. Fix the lock of a collar of a protective cover.
13. Cut off the acting collar tail.
14. Establish a protective ring on a big collar of fastening of a protective cover.
15. Establish a power shaft.