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I wanna know why i had to replace my rear end diff

(2008 Dodge Ram 1500)
in Beacon Falls, CT on January 30, 2011
i have replaced my rear end spider gears once befor around 36000 miles it is now at 63333 miles and i have to replace the entire rear end differential. does anybody know whats up with this trucks rear end?? PLEASE HELP!!!
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on January 31, 2011
the load you are carrying could be a factor. what was all replaced??
if it was not set up correctly, that would cause pre mature failure.


Roy
on January 31, 2011
dont carry much for loads but when i relaced it the first time i just replaced the spider gearswith beefier gears from jawsgears.com
on February 01, 2011
ok, i would check the carrier itself. if it is worn and the teeth mesh is off with the spiders, that will cause the failure.
i always recommend using oem parts. aftermarket parts don't always mix well with old parts in the rear.
on February 03, 2011
thank you i am curently replacing it with a rebuilt dealer rear diff. ill post back on how it turns out.
on January 30, 2011
definately sounds like a material defect i would be screaming for mfg to cover under warranty
on January 30, 2011
i thought warranty only covers 3 year or 30000 miles
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