Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Driveshaft, matchmark for reassembly
- Pry the pinion seal out of the differential carrier.
- Clean and inspect the sealing surface of the housing.
Install or connect the following:
New seal into the housing until the flange on the seal is flush with the carrier. Using a seal driver.
With the seal installed, the pinion bearing preload must be set.
Pinion nut (a new self-locking pinion nut must be used).
- Check the level of the differential lubricant when finished.