Home Auto Repair 1999 Jeep Wrangler Pinion Seal, Rear Differential With 194 RBI Axle REMOVAL

1999 Jeep Wrangler Pinion Seal, Rear Differential With 194 RBI Axle REMOVAL

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Download REMOVAL 1. Raise and support the vehicle. 2. Remove wheel and tire assemblies. 3. Remove the brake drums. Refer to Brakes and Traction Control, for proper procedures. 4. Mark the propeller shaft and pinion yoke for installation alignment reference. 5. Remove the propeller shaft from the yoke. 6. Rotate the pinion gear three or four times. 7. Measure the amount of torque necessary to rotate the pinion gear with a (inch lbs.) dial-type torque wrench. Record the torque reading for installation reference. 8. Using Holder 6958 to hold the pinion yoke, remove the pinion nut and washer. 9. Use Remover C-452 and Wrench C-3281 to remove the pinion yoke. 10. Use a suitable pry tool or slide hammer mounted screw to remove the pinion gear seal. INSTALLATION 1. Apply a light coating of gear lubricant on the lip of pinion seal. Install seal with Installer C-3972-A and Handle C-4171. CAUTION: Do not exceed the minimum tightening torque when installing the pinion yoke at this point. Damage to the collapsible spacer or bearings may result. 3. Install the yoke washer and a new nut on the pinion gear and tighten the pinion nut until there is zero bearing end-play. 4. Tighten the nut to 271 Nm (200 ft. lbs.)