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I have a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2wd and the driver side rear axle seal is leaking; do I have to press the bearing off the axle to replace the seal?

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    sarahdb18 Jul 12, 2012

    I have the same suv. 2wd and everything. My friend told me I need to replace the differential seal on it which he said should be relatively inexpensive but then he told me that it would cost more because they would have to drop the gas tank on it. Well another friend told me that you could jack up the body to make up the difference that you could reach. Which is right? Do they have to drop the tank or can they jack up the body? I am so clueless when it comes to cars and dont know the right questions to ask and even if I did I wouldn't know the right answer. I need help! lol

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Yes you do.It would be a good idea to replace the bearing and the seal at the same time.Reason being is that 9 times out of 10 the bearing gets damaged in the proccess of being pressed off.

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