GM S-Series Pick-ups and SUV's 1994-1999 Repair Guide

Output Shaft Pilot Bearing

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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Fig. Fig. 1: Installing a new output shaft seal

The following procedures requires the use of the pilot bearing remover tool No. J-34011 and the pilot bearing installer tool No. J-33842, or equivalents.

  1. Remove the axle tube and output shaft assembly from the vehicle. For details, please refer to the procedure located earlier in this section.
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  3. Remove the pilot bearing from the tube using J-34011 or an equivalent pilot bearing remover tool.
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To install:
  1. Lubricate the new seal lips and the new bearing using fresh axle lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install the new bearing using a pilot bearing installer tool such as J-33842, or equivalent.
  4.  
  5. Install the new seal using J-33893, or an equivalent seal installer.
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  7. Install the axle tube and output shaft assembly.
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