Rear Axle Bearing May Fail on Chevrolet Suburban 2500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The rear axle bearings have been known to wear grooves in the rear axle shafts, creating a grinding noise and leaky axle seals. An indication that this problem has occurred is axle fluid leaking onto the wheel.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 180,000 (180,000–180,000)
Drive Train affected: 2WD
2 model years affected: 1990, 1991
4 people reported this problem