Replaces

Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly Dorman 600-115 - 1AFWA00018

This front axle disconnect housing assembly is just what you need to get your 4 wheel drive system in good working order again.

Specifications

  • Front Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Fits 4WD (Four Wheel Drive) Models only

Note: This front axle disconnect housing assembly contains the shift fork, Gears, Bearings, and sliding collar necessary to lock or unlock the driver & passenger front differential axles when switching between 4 wheel drive & rear wheel drive.

Item Condition: New

California Customers:

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Chromium (Hexavalent Compounds), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Wheel (0:41)
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the 35mm hub nut
    • Loosen the lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step : Removing the Brake Pads (1:23)
    • Remove the two 17mm bolts from the brake caliper, using an 18mm wrench to hold the slide bolts
    • Pry the brake pads into the caliper with a flat blade screwdriver to push in the pistons
    • Pull the caliper aside
    • Secure the caliper with wire ties
  3. step : Removing the Brake Rotor (1:51)
    • Remove the two 18mm bolts from the brake caliper bracket
    • Pull off the brake caliper bracket
    • Strike the rotor with a hammer to loosen it
    • Pull the rotor off
    • Press the rotor off with two M12 bolts, if necessary
  4. step : Removing the CV Axle (2:34)
    • Remove the hub nut if you have not done so already
    • Separate the axle from the transmission with a pry bar and a hammer
    • Remove the 15mm bolt that holds the control arm to the steering knuckle
    • Strike the control arm with a hammer to separate it from the steering knuckle
    • Pry the brake line out of its clips with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Secure the brake caliper to the backing plate with wire ties
    • Remove the two 10mm bolts from the brake line bracket
    • Push the axle out of the hub
  5. step : Removing the Axle Disconnect Housing (5:03)
    • Disconnect the axle actuator wiring harness
    • Remove the three bolts from the axle housing
    • Pull the brake lines aside with a pry bar as necessary
    • Tap the housing with a hammer to loosen it
    • Pull off the housing
  6. step : Preparing the New Axle Housing (7:04)
    • Remove the two 8mm bolts that hold the actuator to the old housing
    • Put the actuator onto the new housing
    • Insert the 8mm bolts into the actuator
  7. step : Installing the New Axle Housing (7:58)
    • Feed the housing into place
    • Insert the three bolts into the housing
    • Tighten the bolts to 40 foot-pounds of torque
    • Connect the actuator wiring harness
  8. step : Reinstalling the Axle (9:27)
    • Feed the axle into the hub
    • Feed the axle into the transmission
    • Lift the steering knuckle into place
    • Push the control arm onto the steering knuckle
    • Put the brake line bracket into place
    • Insert the two 10mm bolts into the brake line bracket
    • Clip the brake line into its clips
    • Tap the control arm onto the steering knuckle with a hammer
    • Fasten the 15mm bolt and nut that holds the control arm to the steering knuckle
  9. step : Reinstalling the Brake Rotor (11:47)
    • Slide the rotor on
    • Thread on one lug nut to hold the rotor in place
    • Check that the caliper bracket slides are greased
    • Apply grease to the slides if necessary
    • Put the bracket back into place
    • Start the 18mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the 18mm bolts to 110 foot-pounds
  10. step : Reinstalling the Brake Pads (12:46)
    • Apply grease to the brake pads
    • Install the brake pads into the bracket
    • Put the caliper on
    • Thread the two 17mm bolts by hand
    • Tighten the 17mm bolts to 40 foot-pounds
  11. step : Reattaching the Wheel (13:28)
    • Thread the hub nut by hand
    • Remove the placeholder lug nut
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the lug nuts to 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Tighten the hub nut to 103 foot-pounds
    • Reattach the center cap
  12. step : Testing the Brakes (14:38)
    • Pump your brakes repeatedly until they feel firm
    • Test your brakes at 5 miles per hour and then 10 miles per hour
    • Road test the vehicle

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Floor Jack
  • Hammer
  • Jack Stands

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • White Grease
  • Wire Ties

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Wire Cutters

  • Ratchets & Related

  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Swivel
  • Torque Wrench

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver
  • Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket
  • 17mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 15mm Wrench
  • 18mm Wrench

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This is a great place to buy parts. It's better than rock auto and the part looked brand new . Easy to put on and customer service was great to
April 11, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
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My package was delivered in a timely manner, I recieved a rracking number to track my package, and customer service was very friendly. The part was brand new and I still have it on my truck a mobth later, working just fine.
June 17, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2002-2009Chevy Trailblazer Chevy Trailblazer Front 4 Wheel Drive Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly for Models with RPO Code NP8 (Push Button, 2 Speed Transfer Case) Dorman 600-115
2002-2006Chevy Trailblazer EXT Chevy Trailblazer EXT Front 4 Wheel Drive Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly for Models with RPO Code NP8 (Push Button, 2 Speed Transfer Case) Dorman 600-115
2003-2009GMC Envoy GMC Envoy Front 4 Wheel Drive Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly for Models with RPO Code NP8 (Push Button, 2 Speed Transfer Case) Dorman 600-115
2003-2006GMC Envoy XL GMC Envoy XL Front 4 Wheel Drive Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly for Models with RPO Code NP8 (Push Button, 2 Speed Transfer Case) Dorman 600-115
2004-2005GMC Envoy XUV GMC Envoy XUV Front 4 Wheel Drive Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly for Models with RPO Code NP8 (Push Button, 2 Speed Transfer Case) Dorman 600-115
2003-2008Isuzu Ascender Isuzu Ascender Front 4 Wheel Drive Axle Disconnect Housing Assembly for Models with RPO Code NP8 (Push Button, 2 Speed Transfer Case) Dorman 600-115

This part replaces:

  • Dorman 600-115
  • OE # 15801507
  • OE # 26053326
  • OE # 12479302
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Part #: 1AFWA00018


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Dorman
Brand #: 600-115

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