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Old October 2nd, 2007, 08:03 PM   #1
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Default D30 Axle seal questions...

I've been driving around in the 2000 XJ I recently lifted and noticed that now the knuckle on the passenger side is filling with gear lube. What do I need to know before I crack open the bottle of Jack and attempt to replace this seal. Will I need any bizarre tools, or is it usually a sign of something worse (bad bearing, etc.) Do you normally have success removing it and replacing seal from tube end or will I have to remove carrier and push seal out?

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Old October 2nd, 2007, 09:27 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure that you have to pull the carrier to replace the seal...it's inside the differential. Fairly straightforward. Pull tires, hubs, axles, diff cover, carrier, seal...reverse.
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