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1FZFE 05-30-2007 02:15 PM

Need help, front axle problem.
I own a 2000 Jeep Wrangler TJ, I found out that there is oil leaking in the front shaft joints and the front axle :confused: as shown below pictures.

Any help that can be provided would be really appreciated :)

Thank you.

Joe Dirt 05-30-2007 02:19 PM

bad pinion seal

Jerry Bransford 05-30-2007 02:20 PM

That's nothing more than a leaky pinion seal that is both inexpensive and relatively easily replaced. If you're not handy with tools, any 4x4 shop or mechanic can easily replace it. It takes about an hour and the part is under $20. If you want to do it yourself, a very durable brand of replacement seal is Chicago Rawhide. :)

1FZFE 05-30-2007 02:26 PM

Thanks a lot for the quick reply :D that pretty much my thought too, if anyone else have been through this or has any sight of it, it would be also helpful,

Cheers :)

AzTJ 05-30-2007 03:54 PM

ITs a common thing that happens.... here is a guide if ya wanna go at it yourself. Its not that hard at all really:

MR.CLIFFORD 05-30-2007 04:10 PM

Now is a good time to upgrade that pinion yoke. I like the UBolt style yokes much better. :)

AzTJ 05-30-2007 04:13 PM


Originally Posted by 1FZFE (Post 86649)
Cheers :)

BTW - you happen to own a LandCruiser? :D

1FZFE 05-30-2007 04:38 PM


Originally Posted by AzTJ (Post 86677)
BTW - you happen to own a LandCruiser? :D

Heheh :) yeah i own a 2006 Land Cruiser FZJ71 4500EFI Petrol 240hp :D and ofcourse the 2000 JEEP Wrangler :cool: you are welcome to visit my website: and see my vehicles through the about page.

Thanks for your useful reply,

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