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Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 laredo replacing right rear oil seal

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replacing right rear oil seal need advice and schematics as i haven't done this kinda work for several years. 2004 jeep grand cherokee laredo pkg
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Mark replied 5 years ago.
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Rear axle seal.....correct?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes... oil all over wheel & tire on inside do i remove a bolt, rod and c-clips? been a while for me
Expert:  Mark replied 5 years ago.
Ok, thanks. On this particular vehicle, the axle bearing is pressed onto the axle shaft right behind the seal. So, what you need to do is remove the axle shaft........4 nuts at the end of the axle tube..........and then slide the axle, bearing and seal out.

The seal and bearing are retained by a steel collar that is pressed onto the shaft so you need to drill and chisel this retaining collar to get it off and then do the same for the bearing.

Here's a pic so you can see what I'm referring to.


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