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DIFFERENTIAL REPAIR I HAVE A 1990 CHEVY SUBURBAN, I HAVE THE REAR TIRES OFF AND DRUMS. i AM TRYING TO REPLACE THE SPIDER GEARS THAT HAVE BROKE DURING A TOW. HOW DO I REPLACE OR REMOVE THE AXLES TO WORK ON THE DIFFERENTIAL. IT IS 4X4 IF MAKES DIFFERENCE. DAVID

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If you haven't takin the pumpkin cover of do so and there is a retaining clip for each axle on the end of them inside the pumpkinto get to them in non possy you have to take a pin out of the differential once you do tha take the clips off and turn one of the axles and the spider gears just fall out

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    tfarrell75 Jun 04, 2012

    Mine isn't posi. I've removed the pumpkin cover and there is a 10mm bolt inside which appears to hold the pin in. But I think my 10mm bolt is broke off inside. Have you heard of this? Or should the pin just tap out? thanks

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