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The steering works fine but the input shaft seal is leaking. I need instructions on how to replace the seal.

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Very carefully drill into the seal, after removing the circlip securing the seal in the box, with a 1/16" - 1/8" drill bit until you are through the seal. Then take a wood or sheet metal screw and thread it through the hole til the seal is forced up out of the gearbox. You can do this in the CJ by removing the steering shaft off the input shaft. Use a long (deep) socket to install the new one.

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