I have a full floating axle. As far as i know i need to reamove the tires then i have to take off the 8 bolts around so i can pull out the axle. what i dont know is if ill have to get into the differential to remove any types of pins or locks.
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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Question: how do i replace rear axle seal. Both rear seals are leaking.
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4215 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG February 15, 2014, 14:52Master
Remove the axle bolts and pull the axle, remove the nut and the bearings, and pull the hub.
Answer #2pushrod February 15, 2014, 16:16Master
Also just to add, had one the other day that the customer was told the seal was leaking, turns out the axle flang gasket is what his problem was! I just used silicone and resealed it. Now this may not be your trouble but it was just a thought.