Toyota Camry

1996-2001 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Camry
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 1.2. Information before driving of the car
+ 1.3. Independent maintenance
+ 1.4. Technical characteristics
+ 1.5. Several councils upon purchase of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. Exhaust system
+ 8. Transmission
- 9. Running gear
   + 9.1.2. Technical characteristics
   + 9.2. Steering
   - 9.3. Half shafts
      9.3.2. Removal and installation of half shafts
      9.3.3. Replacement of covers of a half shaft
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment


9.3.3. Replacement of covers of a half shaft


Half shaft

1, 3. Mud guards
2. Right half shaft
4. Tip of steering draft
5. Forelock
6. Lock washer of a nut of a nave
7, 12, 21, 22. Lock колцо
8, 17. Sealant
9. Bearing of an intermediate support
10. Hinge
11, 16. Internal shaft
13, 14. Cover
15. External shaft
18. Mud-reflector
19. Collar
20. Lower lever of a suspension bracket
23. Lock bolt
24. Left half shaft


1. Remove a half shaft.
2. Clamp a half shaft in a vice through soft pro-rates and check existence of a radial side play and smoothness of movement of the hinge in all directions. Replace a worn-out cover, having performed the following procedures.


1. Remove a cover collar, having made an incision it.
2. Get a cover from a hinge flute, having hooked the screw-driver for edge of a cover. Cut off strongly damaged cover. Remove a cover from the case of the hinge and remove the case.


On the right half shaft on the case of the hinge the intermediate shaft is strengthened.

3. Designate a relative positioning of a crosspiece of the hinge and a shaft of a half shaft.
4. Remove a lock ring of a crosspiece of the hinge.
5. Blows through a brass prstavka bring down a hinge crosspiece from a half shaft shaft. It is necessary to dress internal and external covers on a half shaft. Not to remove the external hinge.
6. Remove both covers.


1. Clear the removed details, completely remove old lubricant, check existence of damages on balls of bearings. If on a surface there are wear tracks, then the interfaced surfaces will also be damaged. Internal hinges are delivered in the spare part separately, external hinges – assembled with a half shaft.
2. Check a condition of the bearing of an intermediate support.


1. Dress a crosspiece on vents so that selection on vents was turned to a half shaft.
2. Put lubricant in the hinge case, dress the case on a crosspiece put the lubricant rest.
3. Dress a cover and a collar on a half shaft, enter a crosspiece into the case and put the lubricant rest.
4. Make sure that edges of covers came into flutes on a half shaft.
5. Adjust half shaft length (see subsection 8.3.1.), moving the internal hinge, establish the standard length of a half shaft.
6. Straighten a cover, having inserted the screw-driver between a cover and an external holder of the hinge.
7. Fix a cover by a collar by means of special flat-nose pliers.