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I need to change the rear axle seal on my 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4X4. I was wondering how difficult it is to change and if I need any special tools to do so.

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To replace the rear axle seal the hub assembly has to be removed. To do so remove the 8 axle bolts and slide axle out. Remove hub nut.

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Slide hub assembly off of axle spindle.
The axle has to come all the way off and the hub has to be slid all the way off.

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