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

Drive Axle


See Figure 1

On most rear axles, the identification number is stamped on the right-front side of the axle tube, next to the differential. On front axles, the ID number is either stamped on a tag, attached to the differential cover by a cover bolt or is stamped, on the top of the carrier case along the edge of the machined face of the left half.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Location and explanation of a common rear axle identification number