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I want replace the rear axle bearings on my 1985 suburnban

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Locking differential jack up and support rear of truck drain and remove rear cover remove lock bolt than slide out pinion shaft have someone push in on axle and remove c-lock do 4 both axles w/c-locks out remove axles carefully pry off oil seals-will need bearing puller and installer most auto stores rent or let u borrow them- reinstall new bearings and oil seal carefully install axles not 2 damage new oil seals reinstall c-locks and pull back on axle to lock in place slide in pinion shaft reinstall locking bolt torque to 25 ft-lbs reinstall cover and fill with gear oil

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

  • john h Sep 27, 2009

    floating differential is different i am assuming that ur truck is a locking differential

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  2. Remove the axle shaft.
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  4. If replacing the seal and bearing on the 8.6 inch axle, install the slide hammer and adapter behind the bearing and pull out the bearing and seal together.
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Section 05-02A: Axle, Integral Carrier — 8.8-Inch Ring Gear 1994 Town Car, Crown Victoria/Grand Marquis. Workshop Manual REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Axle Shaft NOTE: Whenever replacing the rear axle lubricant, use Rear Axle Lubricant XY-90-QL (ESP-M2C154-A) or equivalent.
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sra~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: The rear brake anti-lock sensor must be removed before the axle shafts are removed. The rear brake anti-lock sensor is bolted on the rear disc brake caliper anchor plate.
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sra~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Care must be taken not to let axle shaft splines damage oil seal or bearing assembly.
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  1. sxn~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Never remove the wheel bearing oil seal (1177) by itself. Always remove the rear wheel bearing (1225) and the inner wheel bearing oil seal at the same time.
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