Lexus RX (RX 350L, RX450h) 2016-2022 Repair Manual: Installation

INSTALLATION

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

HINT:

  • Use the same procedure for the RH side and LH side.
  • The following procedure is for the LH side.

PROCEDURE

1. INSTALL REAR AXLE HUB AND BEARING ASSEMBLY (for 2WD)

(a) Install the rear axle hub and bearing assembly and rear disc brake dust cover sub-assembly to the rear axle carrier sub-assembly with the 4 bolts.

Torque:

125 N·m {1275 kgf·cm, 92 ft·lbf}

2. INSTALL REAR AXLE HUB AND BEARING ASSEMBLY (for AWD)

(a) Apply 0.1 to 0.3 g (0.00353 to 0.0105 oz) of Toyota Body Grease W to each of the 4 areas shown in the illustration.

Toyota Body Grease W

(b) Install the rear axle hub and bearing assembly and rear disc brake dust cover sub-assembly to the rear drive shaft assembly.

NOTICE:

Align the matchmarks on the rear drive shaft assembly and rear axle hub and bearing assembly.

*a

Matchmark

(c) Install the rear axle hub and bearing assembly to the rear axle carrier sub-assembly with the 4 bolts.

Torque:

125 N·m {1275 kgf·cm, 92 ft·lbf}

3. INSTALL REAR DISC (for AWD)

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4. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY (for AWD)

Click here

5. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR AXLE SHAFT NUT (for AWD)

(a) Clean the threaded parts on the rear drive shaft assembly and a new rear axle shaft nut using non-residue solvent.

NOTICE:

  • Be sure to perform this work even when using a new rear drive shaft assembly.
  • Keep the threaded parts free of oil and foreign matter.

(b) Using a 30 mm deep socket wrench, temporarily install the rear axle shaft nut.

Torque:

294 N·m {2998 kgf·cm, 217 ft·lbf}

NOTICE:

Stake the rear axle shaft nut after inspecting for looseness and runout in the following steps.

HINT:

Keep depressing the brake pedal to prevent the rear drive shaft assembly from rotating.

6. SEPARATE REAR DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY (for AWD)

Click here

7. REMOVE REAR DISC (for AWD)

Click here

8. INSPECT REAR AXLE HUB BEARING LOOSENESS

Click here

9. INSPECT REAR AXLE HUB RUNOUT

Click here

10. INSTALL REAR SKID CONTROL SENSOR WIRE (for 2WD)

Click here

11. INSTALL REAR SPEED SENSOR (for AWD)

(a) Install the rear speed sensor to the rear axle carrier sub-assembly with the bolt.

Torque:

8.5 N·m {87 kgf·cm, 75 in·lbf}

NOTICE:

Do not twist the rear speed sensor when installing it.

12. INSTALL REAR DISC

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13. INSTALL REAR DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY

Click here

14. INSTALL REAR SUSPENSION ARM COVER

Click here

15. STAKE REAR AXLE SHAFT NUT (for AWD)

(a) Using a chisel and hammer, stake the rear axle shaft nut.

16. INSTALL REAR WHEEL

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17. CHECK FOR SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL

Click here

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