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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Drive Axle with Triple Roller Joint AAR3300i

Overview - Drive Axle with Triple Roller Joint AAR3300i

Volswagen Tiguan. Overview - Drive Axle with Triple Roller Joint AAR3300i

  1. Outer CV Joint
    • Replace only as a complete unit.
    • Removing.
    • Installing: Drive onto shaft with plastic hammer until compressed circlip seats.
    • Checking.
  2. Bolt
    • There are different versions.
    • Allocation. Refer to the Parts Catalog.

WARNING

  • There are two types of twelve-point bolts, with and without ribs. Distinguishing characteristics. Refer to → Fig. ""Difference between A Twelve-Point Bolt with Ribs and A Twelve-Point Bolt without Ribs""
  • When installing a twelve-point bolt, always check what type of twelve-point bolt is to be used.
  • Use the correct tightening specification for the specific bolt.
  • The tightening specification for a twelve-point bolt "with" ribs is 70 Nm + 90º. Refer to → Chapter "Twelve-Point Bolt with Ribs, Loosening and Tightening, Drive Axle Threaded Connection" for loosening and tightening specifications.
  • The tightening specification for a twelve-point bolt "without" ribs is 200 Nm + 180º. Refer to → Chapter "Twelve-Point Bolt without Ribs, Loosening and Tightening, Drive Axle Threaded Connection" for loosening and tightening specifications.
  • Always replace if removed
  1. Circlip
    • Always replace if removed
    • Insert in shaft groove
  2. Thrust Ring
    • Installation position.
  3. Plate Spring
    • Installation position.
  4. Clamp
    • Always replace if removed
    • Tensioning.
  5. CV Boot for CV Joint
    • Check for tears and scuffing
    • Material: Hytrel polyelastomer
  6. Clamp
    • Always replace if removed
    • Tensioning.
  7. Driveshaft
  8. Clamp
    • Always replace if removed
    • Tensioning.
  9. CV Boot for Triple Roller Joint
    • Check for tears and scuffing
  10. Clamp
    • Always replace if removed
    • Tensioning.
  11. Triple Roller Star with Rollers

The chamfer -arrow- faces the drive axle splines.

  1. Circlip
    • Always replace if removed
    • Insert in shaft groove
  2. Joint
  3. Circlip
    • Always replace if removed

Difference between A Twelve-Point Bolt with Ribs and A Twelve-Point Bolt without Ribs

The contact surfaces -arrow A- and -arrow B- are different on the two-point bolts.

  1. Twelve-point bolt with ribs -arrow A-
  2. Twelve-point bolt without ribs -arrow B-

Volswagen Tiguan. N40-10569

Drive Axle with Triple Roller Joint AAR3300i, Disassembling and Assembling

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Press Plate -VW401-
  • Press Plate -VW402-
  • Press Piece - Rod -VW408A-
  • Press Piece - Rod -VW411-
  • Press Piece - 37mm -VW416B-
  • Press Piece - Multiple Use -VW447H-
  • Hose Clip Pliers -VAG1275A-
  • Torque Wrench 1331 5-50Nm -VAG1331-
  • Torque Wrench 1332 40-200Nm -VAG1332-
  • Clamping Pliers -VAG1682A-
  • Tripod Joint Tool -T10065-
  • Slide Hammer Set -VW771-
  • Puller - Driveshaft -T10382-

Removing the Outer CV Joint

  • Clamp the drive axle with protective jaws in a vise clamp.
  • Fold back boot.
  • Align the Puller - Driveshaft -T10382- so that the flat side of the Puller - Driveshaft - Removing Plate -T10382/1- faces the Puller - Driveshaft - Spindles -T10382/2-.
  • Attach the Puller - Driveshaft -T10382- to the Slide Hammer Set -VW771-.
  • Remove the CV joint from the drive axle using the Puller - Driveshaft -T10382- and Slide Hammer Set -VW771-.
  1. Puller - Driveshaft - Removing Plate -T10382/1-
  2. Puller - Driveshaft - Spindles -T10382/2-

Volswagen Tiguan. N40-10390

Installing the Outer CV Joint

Installed Location: Spring Washer and Thrust Washer on Outer Joint

  1. Plate Spring
  2. Thrust Ring

Volswagen Tiguan. A40-0157

  • Install the new circlips.
  • Slide the new CV boot onto the drive axle if necessary.
  • Use a plastic hammer to install it on the shaft until the locking ring locks secure.

Disassembling

  • Open both clamps at inner joint and slide back CV boot.
  • Remove joint from drive axle.
  • Remove the circlip.
  1. Pliers (commercially available)
  • Insert the drive axle into the press.

Volswagen Tiguan. N40-0185

  • Press the triple roller star off the axle shaft.
  • Pull off CV boot from shaft.
  • Clean the shaft, joint and groove for the seal.

Volswagen Tiguan. N40-0444

Assembling

  • Slide small clamp for joint protective boot onto shaft.
  • Slide CV boot onto shaft.
  • Slide joint piece onto shaft.

Triple Roller Star, Mounting

Conical Drive Axle Version

The chamfer on star faces toward shaft, this is used as an assembly aid.

  • Connect triple roller star on shaft and press on up to stop.
  • Make sure the pressure does not increase above 3.0 t.
  • If necessary, coat the splines of the driveshaft and triple roller star with Lubricant -G 052 142 A2-.
  • Insert the circlip while making sure it sits properly.
  • Press half of the joint grease from the repair set into the triple roller joint.
  • Slide joint piece over rollers and secure.
  • Press the remaining half of the drive axle grease from the repair kit into the rear side of the triple roller joint.
  • Install CV boot.

Volswagen Tiguan. N40-0445

Triple Roller Star, Mounting

Cylindrical-Type Drive Axle

  • Connect triple roller star on shaft and press on up to stop.
  • Make sure the pressure does not increase above 3.0 t.
  • If necessary, coat the splines of the drive axle and triple roller star with Lubricant -G 052 142 A2-.
  • Insert the circlip while making sure it sits properly.
  • Press half of the joint grease from the repair set into the triple roller joint.
  • Slide joint piece over rollers and secure.
  • Press the remaining half of the drive axle grease from the repair kit into the rear side of the triple roller joint.
  • Install CV boot.
  • Push the protective boot onto the joint and mount the clamp.

Volswagen Tiguan. N40-0446

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