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stuckinwater 05-22-2012 11:31 AM

Leaking front seal?
I was working under my jeep today and noticed this...

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At first I thought a line or hose of some sort broke but looking into it more I also noticed this...

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It looks wet underneath the front seal of the dif.

Does anyone know what this is and how I could fix it?

somis 05-22-2012 11:34 AM

Looks like a blown pinion seal. Look up a video on a replacement isn't very hard but if you over tighten your yoke bolt consequences may be dire and VERY EXPENSIVE.

TJ4Jim 05-22-2012 03:09 PM

Did mine last year. I think the seal was 28 bucks at NAPA and it took me about an hour to replace, no big deal. if you do it yourself pick up a seal removal tool.

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