Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1989-1995

Pinion Seal

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Drain the gear oil from the differential.
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  3. Raise the front of the vehicle and support it with jackstands.
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  5. Disconnect the front driveshaft at the differential.
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  7. Using a flange wrench and a 27mm socket, remove the drive pinion nut.
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  9. Remove the companion flange and then pry out the oil seal.
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To install:
  1. Coat the cavity between the lips of the oil seal with grease and then install the seal with an oil seal driver tool.
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  3. Press the companion flange in and install the drive pinion nut. Tighten the nut to 123-145 ft. lbs. (167-196 Nm).
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  5. Install the driveshaft, remove the stands and lower the vehicle. Refill the differential with gear oil.
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