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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air Conditioning systems
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Torque rear axel journals, torque rear axel journels chevy

Customer Question

torque rear axel journals
JA: Do you have the torque specs? What size is the engine?
Customer: torque rear axel journels chevy s10 93
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 4x4 pickup s10,93
JA: What year is your Chevy?
Customer: 93
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 77 lbs broke socket
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
4.3 s10, 93, 4x4
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad ,Welcome To JustAnswer, I'm reviewing your question and I will be be posting a replay ASAP

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 9 months ago.

cheap socket or torque wrench could be out of specs , is what i think you broke the socket

93 chevy s10 4.3 4wd

1-Carrier Bearing ( rear axle journals) : 75-80 LBS

2-Rotation pinion yolk 20 - 30 inch lbs

3- 3000 to 5,000 thousand backlash

4- no set torque on the pinon nut


please let me know if that work for you ,if not let me know and i can help further

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