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rear end leak

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by FatBoyBlazer, Oct 31, 2001.

  1. FatBoyBlazer

    FatBoyBlazer 1/2 ton status

    Feb 22, 2001
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    Worcester, MA
    my rear end leaks fron the pinion, i'm guessing just the seal, it is just the seal, how hard is it to change?

  2. ftn96

    ftn96 1/2 ton status

    Sep 26, 2000
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    Nashville Tn
    Probably just the seal. Easy to replace.
    Make a mark on the nut and the yoke. Count the number of threads exposed. Then remove the nut. You may need to get bearing or gear puller to remove the yoke. Once this is off, pop the seal out. Replace it with the new one. MAke sure you put some grease on the rubber part. Tap it in fluxh with the outter suface of the housing. Put the yoke back on, tighten down the nut till the same number of threads are showing and the mark on the nut and the yoke match up. Re-install driveshaft, then you are done.
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