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Lincoln Nautilus: Driveshaft / Rear Driveshaft - 2.0L EcoBoost (184kW/250PS) – MI4. Removal and Installation

Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2024 Service Manual / Chassis / Driveline / Driveshaft / Rear Driveshaft - 2.0L EcoBoost (184kW/250PS) – MI4. Removal and Installation

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Flat Headed Screw Driver
Punch
Copper Hammer

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps may contain installation instructions.

  1. Remove the muffler and tailpipe.
    Refer to: Muffler and Tailpipe (309-00A Exhaust System - 2.0L EcoBoost (184kW/250PS) – MI4, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the bolts, the retainers and the underbody shield.
  1. Remove the retainers and the center under body shield.
  1. NOTE: The installation step requires the aid of another technician.

    Remove and discard the driveshaft to PTU bolts and retaining straps.
    Torque: 26 lb.ft (35 Nm)

  1. Separate the driveshaft from the PTU flange.
    1. NOTE: Make sure that the component aligns with the installation mark.

      Index-mark the driveshaft and PTU flange.
    1. NOTICE: Do not remove driveshaft from the PTU flange by pulling on the driveshaft tube. Damage to the CV-joint can result.

      Using general equipment, separate the driveshaft from the PTU flange.
      Use the General Equipment: Punch
      Use the General Equipment: Copper Hammer
    1. Remove the driveshaft from the PTU flange.

  1. Separate the driveshaft from the drive pinion flange.
    1. NOTE: Make sure that the component aligns with the installation mark.

      Index-mark the driveshaft and RDU flange.
    1. Remove and discard the driveshaft to drive pinion flange bolts and the retaining straps.
      Torque: 26 lb.ft (35 Nm)
    1. NOTICE: Do not remove driveshaft from the pinion flange by pulling on the driveshaft tube. Damage to the CV-joint can result.

      Using a general equipment, separate the driveshaft from the drive pinion flange.
      Use the General Equipment: Flat Headed Screw Driver
  1. Remove the retainers and the center bearing heat shield.
    Torque: 106 lb.in (12 Nm)
  1. NOTICE: The driveshaft is long and heavy with multiple CV-joints. The help of a assistant will be needed. Do not over articulate the driveshaft or damage may occur.

    NOTE: When installing the driveshaft, it will be necessary to place the CV-joint flanges of the driveshaft into the PTU and RDU flanges before installing the center bearing bolts.

    With the help from an assistant, remove and discard the center bearing bolts and remove the driveshaft.
    Torque: 41 lb.ft (55 Nm)

Installation

  1. NOTE: If a driveshaft is installed and driveshaft vibration is encountered after installation, index the driveshaft.

    To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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