Jeep Wagoneer/Commando/Cherokee 1984-1998

Extension Housing Seal

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Removal & Installation



2WD Models

See Figures 1 and 2

The extension seal on 2-wheel drive vehicles is located at the rear of the transmission case.

  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  2.  
  3. Drain the transmission of lubricant.
  4.  
  5. Matchmark the driveshaft to the yoke for reassembly and remove the driveshaft.
  6.  
  7. Remove the old seal using a seal puller or appropriate prytool.
  8.  

To install:


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Fig. Fig. 1: A seal puller is recommended for seal removal

  1. Install a new seal, coated with sealing compound, using an appropriate seal installation tool.
  2.  

Tool J-35582 or equivalent is recommended for AX4/5/15 transmissions. Tool J-21426 or equivalent is recommended for Warner T4/5 transmissions.



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Fig. Fig. 2: Extension housing seal installation

  1. Install the driveshaft, making certain to align the matchmark.
  2.  
  3. Fill the transmission to the level of the fill plug hole. Install the plug and lower the vehicle.
  4.  

4WD Models

The extension seal on 4-wheel drive vehicles is located at the rear of the transfer case.

  1. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  2.  
  3. Drain the transfer case of lubricant.
  4.  
  5. Matchmark the driveshaft to the yoke for reassembly and remove the driveshaft.
  6.  
  7. Remove the old seal using a seal puller or appropriate prytool.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install a new seal, coated with sealing compound, using an appropriate seal installation tool.
  2.  
  3. Install the driveshaft, making certain to align matchmark.
  4.  
  5. Fill the transfer case with lubricant. Install the plug and lower the vehicle.
  6.  

 
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