Toyota Land Cruiser

FJ60, FJ62 and FJ80 1980-1997 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Land Cruiser
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating
+ 5. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 6. System of decrease in toxicity
- 7. Transmission
   + 7.1. Mechanical transmission
   + 7.2. Automatic transmission
   + 7.3. Transfer case
   - 7.4. Coupling, driveshafts, half shafts and leading bridges
      7.4.1. Technical characteristics
      + 7.4.2. Coupling
      + 7.4.3. Cardan shaft, reducer and axes
      7.4.4. Forward half shaft and epiploon
      - 7.4.5. Back (forward) bridge Reducer epiploon Half shaft, bearing and epiploon (semi-unloading half shafts) A half shaft and an epiploon (completely unloaded half shafts) A nave of a back wheel (completely unloaded half shafts)
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Suspension brackets and steering
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Electrical circuitries


7.4.5. Back (forward) bridge

Removal and installation

1. Lift the car and establish on supports under a body.
2. Remove wheels.
3. Remove brake details.
4. On a forward axis disconnect steering drafts.
5. Disconnect the driveshaft from a bridge reducer.
6. Disconnect the stabilizer of cross stability (if it is provided).
7. Disconnect a cross bar from the bridge (if it is provided).
8. Bring a cable of the emergency brake out of assembly brackets of the back bridge, remove cable arms (see subsection 8.14).
9. Disconnect the socket from the speed sensor (on cars with ABS system).
10. Disconnect and muffle hoses and tubes of a hydraulic actuator of brakes.
11. Disconnect the loading sensor from the back bridge (if it is provided).
12. Slightly you will hang out the bridge, having substituted under it 2 jacks.
13. Disconnect shock-absorbers.
14. Remove springs (if are provided, see subsection 9.5).
15. On cars with springs turn off bolts of step-ladders of springs and remove fastening plates.
16. Turn off bolts of levers of springs and remove springs.


After a detachment of springs the bridge becomes loose. Ask the assistant to support the bridge on jacks.

17. On the cars equipped with springs of a back suspension bracket disconnect the lower levers from the bridge (keep in mind that after that the bridge becomes loose).
18. Carefully lower the bridge and roll out from under the car.
19. Installation of the bridge is carried out upside-down.
20. Delay all fastenings with the set moments.