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I think the front axle seals on my 1999 dodge 3500 4x4 need to be replaced. I am replacing the sealed bearing hubs and I wonder how big of a job it would be to switch out the axle seals inside the differential housing. I already drained the oil and removed the cover, but I am reluctant to unbolt the ring gear assembly. Would it be safe to leave the seals and hope that they don't leak? The truck has 200,000 miles on it and up to now has been a great truck. Thank you in advance for any help that you can give me.

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If you have the hubs of than you dont have much futher to go to replace the axl seals. just slide out the axls the passenger side is two pice then take out the four bolts that hold in the carrier gear then pull out the hole gear asemblie the driver side seal is in the differential housing the passenger seal you have to take of the cad unit in the middle of passenger side axle case.tech article with pictures at pavement sucks.com

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