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Remove the rear extension housing from the rear retainer housing.
Tap the extension housing with a rubber mallet in order to free the rear retainer housing.
Use a screwdriver. Do not damage the sealing bore.
Apply GM P/N 12345382 or the equivalent to the threads of the bolts.
Tighten Tighten the rear retainer housing bolts to 40 N·m (30 lb ft).
Tighten Tighten the rear extension housing bolts to 31 N·m (23 lb ft).