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

REPLACEMENT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

The necessary procedures (adjustment, calibration, initialization or registration) that must be performed after parts are removed and installed, or replaced during front drive shaft oil seal LH and front drive shaft oil seal RH removal/installation are shown below.

Necessary Procedures After Parts Removed/Installed/Replaced

Replacement Part or Performed Procedure

Necessary Procedure

Effect/Inoperative Function when Necessary Procedure not Performed

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Front wheel alignment adjustment

Calibration

  • VSC disabled or malfunctions
  • DTCs are stored
  • Slip indicator light illuminates
  • ABS warning light illuminates

PROCEDURE

1. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL OPENING EXTENSION PAD LH

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2. REMOVE NO. 3 ENGINE UNDER COVER

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3. REMOVE FRONT FENDER APRON SEAL LH

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4. DRAIN AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID

(a) Remove the refill plug and gasket from the automatic transaxle case sub-assembly.

(b) Using a T40 "TORX" socket wrench, remove the drain plug and O-ring from the transaxle housing.

(c) Using a 17 mm straight hexagon wrench, remove the overflow plug and O-ring from the transaxle housing and drain the automatic transaxle fluid.

(d) Using a 17 mm straight hexagon wrench, install a new O-ring and the overflow plug to the transaxle housing.

Torque:

47 N·m {479 kgf·cm, 35 ft·lbf}

(e) Using a T40 "TORX" socket wrench, temporarily install the O-ring and drain plug to the transaxle housing.

HINT:

Reuse the old O-ring as the drain plug will be removed again to adjust the automatic transaxle fluid level.

(f) Temporarily install the gasket and refill plug to avoid automatic transaxle fluid spillage.

HINT:

Reuse the old gasket as the refill plug will be removed again to adjust the automatic transaxle fluid level.

5. REMOVE FRONT DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY

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6. REMOVE DRIVE SHAFT BEARING BRACKET

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7. REMOVE FRONT DRIVE SHAFT OIL SEAL LH

(a) Using SST, remove the front drive shaft oil seal LH from the automatic transaxle case sub-assembly.

SST: 09308-00010

NOTICE:

Be careful not to damage the automatic transaxle case sub-assembly.

8. REMOVE FRONT DRIVE SHAFT OIL SEAL RH

(a) Using SST, remove the front drive shaft oil seal RH from the transaxle housing.

SST: 09308-00010

NOTICE:

Be careful not to damage the transaxle housing.

9. INSTALL FRONT DRIVE SHAFT OIL SEAL RH

(a) Using SST and a hammer, install a new front drive shaft oil seal RH to the transaxle housing.

SST: 09316-60011

09316-00011

SST: 09950-70010

09951-07150

Standard Depth:

-0.5 to 0.5 mm (-0.0197 to 0.0197 in.)

NOTICE:

  • Make sure that the front drive shaft oil seal RH is installed in the correct direction.
  • Do not damage the lip of the front drive shaft oil seal RH.

*a

Depth

(b) Coat the lip of the front drive shaft oil seal RH with MP grease.

10. INSTALL FRONT DRIVE SHAFT OIL SEAL LH

(a) Using SST and a hammer, install a new front drive shaft oil seal LH to the automatic transaxle case sub-assembly.

SST: 09316-10010

SST: 09950-70010

09951-07100

Standard Depth:

-0.5 to 0.5 mm (-0.0197 to 0.0197 in.)

NOTICE:

  • Make sure that the front drive shaft oil seal LH is installed in the correct direction.
  • Do not damage the lip of the front drive shaft oil seal LH.

*a

Depth

(b) Coat the lip of the front drive shaft oil seal LH with MP grease.

11. INSTALL DRIVE SHAFT BEARING BRACKET

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12. INSTALL FRONT DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY

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13. ADJUST AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID

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14. INSPECT FOR FLUID LEAK

15. INSTALL FRONT FENDER APRON SEAL LH

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16. INSTALL NO. 3 ENGINE UNDER COVER

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17. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL OPENING EXTENSION PAD LH

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    Components
    COMPONENTS ILLUSTRATION *1 FRONT WHEEL OPENING EXTENSION PAD LH *2 NO. 3 ENGINE UNDER COVER *3 FRONT FENDER APRON SEAL LH - - ILLUSTRATION *1 DRIVE SHAFT BEARING BRACKET ...

    Oil Pump
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