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CVFD76 08-19-2008 10:13 PM

rear axle issue
 
i got an 04 wrangler tj, there is grease leakin from the axle into the drum brake housing, which in turn is throwing it everywhere in the wheel weld. i pulled my tire/wheel off and the cover of the drum brake, and its def comin from the axle. i need to dissassemble the pads and springs, unblot the 4 nuts on the bolts holdin the axle, and it will slide right out correct? then i just need to replace the seal, re lube the axle shaft and put it back together? :banghead:

CVFD76 08-19-2008 10:14 PM

another this, its a dana 44 axle, dunno if it makes a difference

jeffsjk 08-20-2008 08:57 AM

that's what i would do.

4Jeepn 08-20-2008 11:30 AM

for the most part correct, I think you may need a press to get the new seal on the shaft though.


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