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How hard is it to replace the axle from transmission to the rear end and would anyone would be able to do so or should you take it to the shop

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I recon it depends on what kind of vehicle your working on. But most only have four nuts on the rear end side then slide it out of the tranny.

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SOURCE: instructions on replacing rear axle end oil seals 90 silverado pu

Where's it leakin?

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Sounds like a wheel bearing going.

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Before you do this you might want to try fresh gear lube. On Ford products they use a synthetic additive in the rear and not in the front 4x4 axle.
The next thing would be to determine if it is a wheel bearing or a pinion bearing. You have to pull the axles and eliminate them as the problem. You might get lucky and not need to do the pinion.
The technical part of shimming the pinion gears with replacing the pinion bearing is about the worst part of the job. You won't know about the gears until you see them. You will need extra shims on hand.
It is a moderate job for two people. If you have all the parts it can be done in a day.

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call jeep and give them last 9 digits of your vin and ask for three things -Differential Type,Gear ratio, and Track lock- They will give you
1) Dana 35 or 44
2) Gear Ratio 3.31 or 3.73
3) Track Lock - yes/no

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Depending on where you connected power to the stereo from on the fuseblock you could be messing up the tranny. Refer to the manual versus where the stereo wires are, Worst case, disconnect power to the stereo to see if that's the cause of the problem.

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