Remove drive

Drain the automatic transmission fluid (automatic transmission)

Drain the oil from the manual transmission in the final drive unit (manual transmission).

Remove the front wheel

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Using special tool 09930-00010 and a hammer, bend the deformed part of the collar of the front wheel hub nut

Bend the deformed part of the shoulder completely, otherwise the threads on the drive may be damaged.

Remove the front wheel hub nut while depressing the brake pedal

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Remove the nut, disconnect the front anti-roll bar from the front suspension strut

If the ball joint pin turns with the nut, use a socket wrench (6 mm) to secure the pin.

Remove the speed sensor wire tie

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Remove the bolt

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Disconnect the #1 sensor wire and front flex hose from the front suspension strut

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Remove the bolt, disconnect the speed sensor from the steering knuckle

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

We bend the bent mustache of the cotter pin with pliers and remove it from the ball pin of the tie rod end

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Unscrew the nut that secures the ball pin of the tip to the steering knuckle arm of the front suspension

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Install the ball joint puller and press the pin out of the steering knuckle boss

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

If there is no puller, the ball joint pin can be knocked out with sharp hammer blows on the end face of the swing arm boss, striking along the lever

Disconnecting the suspension arm from the lower ball joint

Remove the bolt and two nuts and separate the #1 suspension arm from the lower ball joint

Using a nylon hammer, disconnect the front wheel drive assembly from the wheel hub.

Be careful not to damage the boot and speed sensor rotor.

Remove the front wheel drive assembly.

Fig. Removing the front wheel drive assembly

Using the special tool 09520-01010, 09520-24010, remove the front wheel drive assembly

Be careful not to damage the oil seal.

Fig. 12. Removing the driveshaft bearing circlip

Using pliers, remove the driveshaft bearing circlip (fig. 12).

Toyota Camry front wheel drive removal

Remove the bolt and remove the right front wheel drive assembly.

Lock the front wheel hub.

The hub bearing can be damaged by the weight of the vehicle when the vehicle is moved with the drive shaft removed.

Fixing the hub relative to the steering knuckle with a special tool

Therefore, if it is necessary to move the vehicle on wheels, first fix the hub relative to the steering knuckle using the special tool 09608-16042

Checking the front wheel drive assembly

Front Wheel Drive Test Assembly

Check the front wheel drive assembly.

Make sure there is no significant play in the outer hinge.

Ensure that the inner hinge moves smoothly in the axial direction.

Make sure there is no significant radial play in the inner joint.

Check that the protective covers are not damaged.

Move the drive shaft while keeping it horizontal.

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