We replace the cuff if there is an oil leak from under the drive gear flange

Before replacing the oil seal, make sure that the rear axle breather is not clogged (with increased pressure in the rear axle crankcase due to clogging of the breather, the oil seal may not hold oil).

We install the car on the inspection ditch.

Removing the driveline (article - Design and repair of the GAZelle Next driveline) (can be unscrewed only the bolts securing the cardan flange and the drive gear flange and move the rear part of the cardan to the side).

Replacing the GAZelle Next gearbox drive gear sealReplacing the drive gear seal of the GAZelle Next gearbox

Unpin the pinion shank nut

Turn off the nut with a 24 head, holding the shank flange with a gas wrench

Replacing the drive gear seal of the GAZelle Next gearboxReplacing the GAZelle Next gearbox drive gear seal

Remove the washer by prying with a screwdriver

Taking with a hammer, remove the drive gear flange

Replacing the drive gear seal of the GAZelle Next gearboxReplacing the GAZelle Next gearbox drive gear seal

Pry off the cuff with a screwdriver

Lubricating the edges of the new cuff with Litol, we press it in using the old cuff as a mandrel

Used cuff Part # 24-10-2402052

The cuff must not be pressed in deeply. Its outer end must be flush with the edge of the hole in the gearbox housing.

Install all parts in reverse order.

Replacing the drive gear seal of the GAZelle Next gearbox

Tighten the shank nut with a torque of 16-20 kgf.m until the slot in it coincides with the hole for the cotter pin.