21-3. DIFFERENTIAL OUTPUT SHAFT SEAL REPLACEMENT
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Axle shaft and seal installer
(Appendix B, Item 99)
Washer seal (Appendix G, Item 422)
Locknut (Appendix G, Item 161)
Sealing compound (Appendix C, Item 63)
Service brake rotors removed (para. 7-12).
This task covers:
Remove locknut (5), washer seal (4), and output flange (3) from output shaft (2). Discard washer
seal (4) and locknut (5).
Remove two capscrews (7) and brake adapter (6) from differential (1).
Remove output shaft seal (8) from differential (1).
Using axle shaft and seal installer, install output shaft seal (8) in differential (1).
Apply a liberal amount of thread sealing compound to the tapped
holes of differential. To allow adequate coating of threads, install
capscrews shortly after applying thread sealing compound.
Failure to do this could allow capscrews to loosen and cause
damage to differential.
Apply sealing compound to tapped holes of differential (1) and install brake adapter (6) on
differential (1) with two capscrews (7). Tighten capscrews (7) to 125-150 lb-ft (170-203 Nm).
Install output flange (3), washer seal (4), and locknut (5) on output shaft (2). Tighten locknut (5) to
170 lb-ft (231 Nm).