Dodge Journey: Disassembly

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 314: Removing/Installing Differential Cover Bolts

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL COVER BOLTS
  2. - DIFFERENTIAL COVER

NOTE: The transfer shaft should be removed for differential repair and bearing turning torque checking

1. Remove the differential cover bolts (1).

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 315: Identifying Differential Cover

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL ASSEMBLY
  2. - DIFFERENTIAL COVER

2. Remove the differential cover (2).

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 316: Removing/Installing Differential Bearing Retainer Bolts

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL RETAINER BOLTS

3. Remove the differential bearing retainer bolts (1).

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 317: Removing Differential Bearing Retainer

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL BEARING RETAINER
  2. - BEARING PULLER L-4435

4. Remove the differential bearing retainer (1).

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 318: Removing Differential Bearing Cone On Extension Housing Side

  1. - THRUST BUTTON L-4539-2
  2. - PULLER SET 5048
  3. - COLLETS 5048-4

5. Using a plastic hammer, remove extension housing/adapter plate on the right side of the transaxle.

WARNING: Hold onto differential assembly to prevent it from rolling out of housing.

6. Use Puller Set 5048 (2), 5048-3 Collets (3), and L-4539-2 Button (1) to remove the differential bearing cone on the extension housing side.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 319: Installing Puller Set 5048, 5048-4 Collets, & L-4539-2 Button To Differential Bearing Cone On Bearing Retainer Side

  1. - PULLER SET 5048
  2. - DIFFERENTIAL
  3. - COLLETS 5048-4

7. Install Puller Set 5048 (1), 5048-4 Collets (3), and L-4539-2 Button to the differential bearing cone on the bearing retainer side.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 320: Removing Differential Bearing Cone On Bearing Retainer Side

  1. - PULLER SET 5048
  2. - RING GEAR

8. Remove the differential bearing cone on the bearing retainer side.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 321: Installing Special Jaw Set L-4518 & Remover 6062A Onto Differential Bearing Race

  1. - REMOVER 6062A
  2. - DIFFERENTIAL BEARING RETAINER

9. Install Special Jaw Set L-4518 and Remover 6062A (1), onto the differential bearing race from the extension housing.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 322: Removing Differential Bearing Race From Bearing Retainer

  1. - REMOVER 6062A
  2. - DIFFERENTIAL BEARING RETAINER

10. Remove the differential bearing race from the bearing retainer (2).

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 323: Identifying Ring Gear-To-Differential Case Bolts & Floating Pinion Shaft Retainers

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL CASE
  2. - PINION SHAFT RETAINER
  3. - RING GEAR
  4. - RING GEAR-TO-CASE BOLT

11. Remove ring gear-to-differential case bolts (4) and floating pinion shaft retainers (2).

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 324: Identifying Ring Gear & Differential Case

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL CASE
  2. - RING GEAR

12. Separate ring gear (2) from differential case (1).

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 325: Identifying Differential Cover At Case

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL SUPPORT
  2. - DIFFERENTIAL CASE
  3. - SCREWDRIVER
  4. - RELIEF (2 @ 180º APART)

13. Separate differential cover (1) from case (2) using suitable screwdrivers at position.

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 326: Identifying Differential Support

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL SUPPORT
  2. - DIFFERENTIAL CASE

14. Lift support (1) from case (2) .

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 327: Removing/Installing Side Gear Thrust Washer

  1. - SIDE GEAR THRUST WASHER

15. Remove side gear thrust washer (1) .

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 328: Removing/Installing Side Gear

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL SIDE GEAR

16. Remove side gear (1) .

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 329: Removing/Installing Pinion Shaft

  1. - PINION SHAFT

17. Remove pinion shaft (1) .

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 330: Removing/Installing Pinion Gears & Tabbed Washers

  1. - PINION GEAR
  2. - TABBED WASHER
  3. - LOCATING TAB
  4. - NOTCH

18. Remove pinion gears (1) and tabbed washers (2) .

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 331: Removing/Installing Differential Side Gear

  1. - DIFFERENTIAL SIDE GEAR

19. Remove differential side gear (1) .

Automatic Transmission 41TE
Fig. 332: Removing/Installing Side Gear Thrust Washer

  1. - THRUST WASHER

20. Remove side gear thrust washer (1) .

21. Inspect all components for excessive wear.

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