Cuffs of the front axle elements are replaced when worn and during repairs

Replacing the final drive gear oil seal

We perform work on a lift or on a viewing ditch

Disconnect the driveshaft from the front axle, as described in the article "removing driveshafts"

Replacing the UAZ final drive gear oil sealReplacing the oil seal of the main drive gear transmission UAZ

Remove the cotter pin from the shank nut

Replacing the UAZ final drive gear sealReplacing the oil seal of the main drive gear transmission UAZ

Holding the flange with a tubular wrench, or inserting a mounting spatula between the two flange bolts, unscrew the nut with a 27 head

Replacing the UAZ final drive gear sealReplacing the oil seal of the main drive gear transmission UAZ

Remove the washer and flange with a dirt deflector

Pry off with a screwdriver and remove the gland from the cover

Replacing the UAZ final drive gear seal

We press the new cuff with light hammer blows on its outer edge

Installed collar must be flush with the end of the cover

Replacing the cuff of the axle shaft and the oil seal of the ball joint

Remove the steering knuckle

Replacing the half shaft seal and the UAZ ball joint sealReplacing the cuff axle shaft and oil seal of UAZ ball joint

Use a screwdriver to pry off and remove the cuff of the axle shaft

We install a new cuff by applying light blows through a pipe of a suitable diameter along its outer edge

Replacing the half shaft seal and UAZ ball joint sealReplacing the cuff axle shaft and oil seal of UAZ ball joint

Cuff can be pressed in with light blows of a hammer

Finally we upset the cuff through the beard with a blunt end

Replacing the half shaft seal and UAZ ball joint seal

To replace the ball joint seal, unscrew the bolt with a 14 wrench

Measure the protrusion of the stop bolt with a ruler

Replacing the half shaft seal and the UAZ ball joint sealReplacing the cuff axle shaft and oil seal of UAZ ball joint

With a 17 key, loosen the locknut and with a 12 key, unscrew the stop bolt

Unscrew the remaining eight bolts securing the stuffing box cover with a head

Replacing the half shaft seal and UAZ ball joint sealReplacing the cuff half shaft and ball seal UAZ supports

Remove the cover, felt ring

Replacing the half shaft seal and UAZ ball joint sealReplacing the cuff axle shaft and oil seal of UAZ ball joint

We also remove the baffle ring and rubber cuff

Replacing the half shaft seal and UAZ ball joint sealReplacing the cuff axle shaft and oil seal of UAZ ball joint

Remove the second ring and cardboard spacer

We install all the parts in the reverse order, soaking the felt ring with gear oil

Before tightening the locknut of the stop bolt, set the value of its protrusion