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how does the rear axle on a 93 ford bronco come ...

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how does the rear axle on a 93 ford bronco come out? with clips at Diff or remove brake backing plate???
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Carhelp4u replied 6 years ago.

Your bronco has should have an 8.8 rear axle assembly. Your axle is a c-clip type. Here is how this should be done.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION

See Figures 1 through 15

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Fig. 1: Preparing to remove the rear brake drum

 

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Fig. 2: Spray a little penetrating liquid around the drum and axle

 

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Fig. 3: Remove the brake drum

 

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Fig. 4: Clean the brake shoes and backing plate free of dirt and dust

 

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Fig. 5: Wire brush dirt from the differential cover plate to keep dirt from getting inside the housing

 

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Fig. 6: Remove all cover plate bolts, but don't loose the identification tag, its very important

 

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Fig. 7: Once the bolts are removed, use a flat-blade tool to pry the cover and allow the gear oil to drain

 

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Fig. 8: View of the differential carrier assembly

 

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Fig. 9: Clean the cover and housing mating surfaces good

 

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Fig. 10: Rotate the carrier until the pinion shaft retaining screw is exposed, then remove the screw

 

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Fig. 11: After the retaining screw is out, remove the pinion shaft from the carrier

 

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Fig. 12: Push the axle in toward the center and remove the C-lock from the end of the axle

 

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Fig. 13: When the C-lock is removed, the axle can be pulled from the housing

 

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Fig. 14: Remove the old axle seal, using a suitable prytool

 

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Fig. 15: Install a new seal using a suitable seal installer tool and mallet

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