Ram Truck 1500, 2500 & 3500 (2006-2008)

Output Shaft & Seal

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Removal & Installation



C205FD
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove half shaft from disconnect side of the axle.
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  5. Remove O-ring and snap ring from output shaft.
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  7. Remove disconnect seal bolts.

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    Fig. Disconnect seal (1) and bolts (2)

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  9. Remove output shaft and disconnect seal with remove 8420A and slide hammer C-3752.

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    Fig. output shaft (1), seal (2) tool 8420A (3)

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  11. Remove disconnect seal from output shaft.
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  13. Verify output shaft bearing cup is seated in disconnect pocket.
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  15. Install output shaft in disconnect pocket.

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    Fig. Axle shaft installation shown

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  17. Install disconnect seal on output shaft.
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  19. Align disconnect seal with bolt holes in disconnect pocket with Pins MD 998412.
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  21. Install disconnect seal (1) in disconnect pocket with Installer 6761 (2) and a hammer.

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    Fig. Disconnect seal installation shown

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  23. Install disconnect seal bolts and tighten to 21 ft. lbs. 21 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
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  25. Install output shaft O-ring and snap ring.
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  27. Install half shaft.
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  29. Verify differential fluid level and add fluid if necessary.
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