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How do i replace the rear pinion seal on a 89 gmc sierra k 1500

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WEll, essentially you remove the yoke and replace the seal. The issue, however, is that there is a ONE TIME USE crush sleeve that needs to be replaced, between the two pinion bearings. Then the yoke is retorqued to a specified tightness, crushing the sleeve and everything works. If you do not replace the crush sleeve, you will be too tight on the bearings when you retorque, causing bearing failure.

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