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hub leaking

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by CHEVY 4WD, Sep 6, 2003.

  1. CHEVY 4WD

    CHEVY 4WD 1/2 ton status

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    I dono how many of you rember I was having problems with my hubs on my 14boltFF when I put it back togeather but I got the truck squared a way a few days ago and I drove my truck to work today... well its leaking pretty good out of the right side seal on the hub I was parked a little on a angle so I know that probably made it leak worse but I know it shouldt leak anyways I know I put the seal in right and its a timken seal think i just need a new one? btw does everyone elses 14bolt ff hub seals rip apart when they take them out?
     
  2. POWERMAD

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    The seal usualy gets pretty wasted coming out.
    If there was a sharp edge on the seal surface on the spindle that could have cut it, or the seal surface could have a groove worn into it. You will have to pull it all down agin to see why it is leaking.
     

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