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If a pinion gear is torqued to tight or loose tear up a rear

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If a pinion gear nut is torqued to tight or loose tear up a rear end. This is in an 02 ford F 250
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  HDGENE replied 6 months ago.
if the pinion nut it tightened too much, it will put too much preload on the pinion bearing and can cause a noise as well as if it is left too loose. On the flip side, if the dfferenial was run low on fluid the bearings could have worn and cause a noise as well.
Expert:  HDGENE replied 6 months ago.
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Expert:  HDGENE replied 6 months ago.
Hello do you need more help with this concern?
Expert:  HDGENE replied 6 months ago.
Hello do you need more help?