Jeep Cherokee (XJ): Specifications. Special tools

Specifications

181 FBI axle

Axle Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hypoid
Lubricant-Std. . . . . SAE Thermally Stable 80W-90
Lubricant-Heavy Duty . . . SAE 75W-140 Synthetic
Lube Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.48 L (3.13 pts.)
Axle Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.07, 3.55, 3.73, 4.10
Differential Side Gear Clearance . . . 0.12-0.20 mm (0.005-0.008 in.)
Ring Gear Diameter . . . . . . . . . 18.09 cm (7.125 in.)
Backlash . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0.15 mm (0.005-0.008 in.)
Pinion Std. Depth . . . . . . . . . . . 92.1 mm (3.625 in.)
Pinion Bearing Rotating Torque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Original Bearings . . . . . . . 1-2 N·m (10-20 in. lbs.)
New Bearings . . . . . . . . . 1.5-4 N·m (15-35 in. lbs.)

186 FBI axle

Axle Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hypoid
Lubricant-Std. . . . . SAE Thermally Stable 80W-90
Lubricant-Heavy Duty . . . SAE 75W-140 Synthetic
Lube Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.18 L (2.5 pts.)
Axle Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.07, 3.55, 3.73, 4.10
Differential Side Gear Clearance . . . 0.12-0.20 mm
(0.005-0.008 in.)
Ring Gear Diameter . . . . . . . . . 18.59 cm (7.33 in.)
Backlash . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0.15 mm (0.005-0.008 in.)
Pinion Std. Depth . . . . . . . . . . . 92.1 mm (3.625 in.)
Pinion Bearing Rotating Torque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Original Bearings . . . . . . . 1-2 N·m (10-20 in. lbs.)
New Bearings . . . . . . . . . 1.5-4 N·m (15-35 in. lbs.)

Torque

DESCRIPTION TORQUE

Fill Hole Plug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 N·m (25 ft. lbs.)
Diff. Cover Bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 N·m (30 ft. lbs.)
Bearing Cap Bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 N·m (45 ft. lbs.)
Ring Gear Bolt . . . . . . . 95-122 N·m (70-90 ft. lbs.)
Axle Nut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 N·m (175 ft. lbs.)
Hub Brg. Bolt . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 N·m (75 ft. lbs.)
Lower Ball Stud . . . . . . . . . . . 108 N·m (80 ft. lbs.)
Upper Ball Stud . . . . . . . . . . . 101 N·m (75 ft. lbs.)

Special tools

181 and 186 FBI AXLE

Special tools

Special tools

181 and 186 FBI AXLE

181 and 186 FBI AXLE

181 and 186 FBI AXLE

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