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I need to replace mt tail shaft seal

My tail shaft seal is leaking how do i replace it

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Unbolt the drive shaft from the rear differential. Slid the driveshaft yoke out of the transmission tale stock. The seal is right there at the end of the transmission. Take a seal remover or a screw driver and remove the seal, it may be tough getting it out and if you damage it, it's not a problem just don't damage the housing. After it's out take a socket or I use an ABS pipe the same size as your seal and place the seal at the seal seat and tap it in lightly and evenly. put the drive shaft back in tail stock and bolt back onto the differential. Good luck

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