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  • 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS, CID:262, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:262, Engine VIN:, Desg:X
  • 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS, CID:134, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:134, Engine VIN:, Desg:H

DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2003 GMC Sonoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

  • Unlock steering column so that steering linkage is free to move.
  • Raise the vehicle. Support vehicle with suitable safety stands.
  • Remove front tire and wheel assemblies.
  • In order to prevent drive axle from turning, insert a drift through brake caliper and into one of the rotor vanes.
  • Remove axle nut and washer.
  • Remove drift from brake rotor.
  • Remove front brake rotors and support caliper with piece of wire in order to prevent damage to brake hose.
  • Remove brackets from upper control arm holding both ABS wire and brake hose.
  • Remove ABS bracket located on top of upper control arm ball...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2003 GMC Sonoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark the front U-joint to the pinion yoke on the front differential.
  • Mark the relationship of the rear U-joint to the transfer case drive flange.
  • Remove the retaining nuts and bolts from the drive flange.
  • Remove the clamps and retaining bolts from the front drive axle pinion flange.
  • Remove the front propeller shaft from the vehicle.
  • Using tape and or a rubber band, wrap the front U-joint bearing caps to ensure the caps do not separate from the U-joint.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque front propeller shaft to the pinion flang...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2003 GMC Sonoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2003 GMC Sonoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 2.2 L4 GAS

Never clamp propeller shaft tubing in a vise. Clamping could dent or deform the tube causing an imbalance or unsafe condition. Always clamp on one of the yokes and support the shaft horizontally. Avoid damaging the slip yoke sealing surface. Nicks may damage the bushing or cut the lip seal.

Disassemble

  • Support propeller shaft in a line horizontal with table of a press.
  • Mark propeller shaft in order to show which end connects to transmission and which end goes to rear axle.
  • On models equipped with external snap ring retainers, proceed as follows:
    • Disassemble snap rings by ...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2003 GMC Sonoma DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2003 GMC Sonoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

  • Unlock steering column so that steering linkage is free to move.
  • Raise the vehicle. Support vehicle with suitable safety stands.
  • Remove front tire and wheel assemblies.
  • In order to prevent drive axle from turning, insert a drift through brake caliper and into one of the rotor vanes.
  • Remove axle nut and washer.
  • Remove drift from brake rotor.
  • Remove front brake rotors and support caliper with piece of wire in order to prevent damage to brake hose.
  • Remove brackets from upper control arm holding both ABS wire and brake hose.
  • Remove ABS bracket located on top of upper control arm ball...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2003 GMC Sonoma DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 GMC Sonoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported 2003 GMC Sonoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> One Piece Driveshaft -> Rear -> Two Piece Driveshaft
Vehicle: 2003 GMC Sonoma 4.3 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark the front U-joint to the pinion yoke on the front differential.
  • Mark the relationship of the rear U-joint to the transfer case drive flange.
  • Remove the retaining nuts and bolts from the drive flange.
  • Remove the clamps and retaining bolts from the front drive axle pinion flange.
  • Remove the front propeller shaft from the vehicle.
  • Using tape and or a rubber band, wrap the front U-joint bearing caps to ensure the caps do not separate from the U-joint.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque front propeller shaft to the pinion flang...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2003 GMC Sonoma DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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Click here to view more details about 1997 GMC Sonoma Wheel Hub Assembly, Front1997 GMC Sonoma Wheel Hub Assembly, Front, A High Quality, Direct Fit OE Replacement For Bearing And Hub Assembly Repair Kit, With Abs, With External Abs Ring.

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$1,451.00

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