Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 2WD and 4WD, 2001-2005

Axle Shaft Seal

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front axle shafts
     
    Differential cover
     
    Differential and ring gear assembly
     
    Axle seals
     

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To install:

  1. Press the axle seals into the differential housing with Turnbuckle 6797 and Disc set 8110.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Differential and ring gear assembly. Tighten the bearing cap bolts to 45 ft. lbs. (61 Nm).
     
    Differential cover. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (41 Nm).
     
    Front axle shafts
     

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  5. Fill the axle assembly with gear oil and check for leaks.
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