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Old 10-13-2010, 06:44 PM   #1
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Replace axle

My son broke the rear axle on his rubicon and the broken end of the axle was stuck in the differential. I noticed that when I turned the axle on the good side the shaft and gears in the differential all turned. I had to removed the good axle so that I could push the broken end of the other axle out.
I got the new replacement axle today and noticed that when I installed it and turned the axle, neither the gears nor the shaft are turning. Anyone know why?
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Old 10-17-2010, 09:06 PM   #2
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Did you check the differential and housing for broken bits in there?

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Old 10-17-2010, 09:11 PM   #3
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Was the locker engaged when he snapped the shaft? If so there maybe much bigger issues at hand.
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Old 10-18-2010, 09:41 AM   #4
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Repair completed

I replaced both rear axles this weekend and everything went together fine. I think the problem was that I didn't insert the axle completely before checking everything out. It works fine now. Thanks for the help.
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