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Front differential cost

My front differential is leaking and a bearing is out inside. if they take it apart and it is really hailed out inside how much is it gunna cost for a new one? is it gunna be worth replacing or just buying a new truck?

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For this kind of trucks is 2 diferent types of differentials to know the one u have check on the glove compartment and is there a withe label there u can find the differential part number but the cheaper one is aroun $600 to $800 here in chicago and the other one is arround $1000 to $1500 used but sometimes is better if u ask on a shop how much they charge you for rebuild it some times they ust to replace cople of parts and is not to expensive good luck

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