Toyota Land Cruiser 100/Amazon, Lexus LX 470

since 1997 release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Land Cruiser, Amazon, Lexus LX470
+ Identification numbers of the car
+ Governing bodies and methods of safe operation of the car
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems of the engine, heating of salon and air conditioning
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Control systems of the engine and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
+ Gear shifting box
- Transmission line
   Driveshafts and hinges - the general information
   Check of a condition of the transmission line
   Removal and installation of the driveshaft
   Replacement of cardan hinges
   Driving shaft / half shafts, - the general information and check of a state
   Removal and installation of half shafts, bearings and epiploons of the back bridge
   Replacement of an epiploon of the leading gear wheel of differential
   Removal and installation of assembly of the back bridge
   Removal and installation of power shafts
   Replacement of protective covers and service of CV JOINTS
   Removal and installation of assembly of forward differential
   Removal and installation of naves with the switched-off drive
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment


Check of a condition of the transmission line


1. A car back also establish to Poddomkratta it on props, prop up forward wheels antiretractable boots.
2. Having got under the car, visually estimate a driveshaft condition. In case of identification of deformations and cracks replace a shaft.
3. Check the forward and back ends of a shaft for existence of signs of development of leaks. In case of need make replacement of the corresponding epiploon(s) (see the Section Replacement of an Epiploon of the Leading Gear Wheel of Differential).
4. Without getting out from under the car, ask the assistant to rotate car wheels, having caused thereby rotation of the driveshaft, hinges have to be turned freely and silently. Estimate a condition of a rubber element of assembly of the central bearing, replace defective components.
5. The condition of cardan hinges can be checked and at a motionless shaft, urgently grasp each of sections of the hinge and try to rotate them from each other, existence of a little noticeable side play testifies to wear of internal components of hinged assembly.
6. Estimate reliability of tightening of fixing bolts of a connecting flange.
7. Check shaft for existence of leaks through epiploons of the sliding couplings.
8. Taking an opportunity check also for existence of signs of leaks driving shaft / half shafts. Estimate a condition of protective covers of hinges of equal angular speeds. In case of need make replacement of epiploons of differential.