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Unread 02-28-2008, 01:30 AM   #1
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any pictures of changing pinion seal of grand cherokee 1999

Hi,

I'm going to change my pinion seal but need guidance in form of pictures/ videos.

I appreciate any help


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Unread 02-29-2008, 01:34 AM   #2
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Any help? any comments?
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Unread 02-29-2008, 01:38 AM   #3
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Ummmmm, are you a Mechanic, do you have all the tools for this. It is quite involved
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Unread 02-29-2008, 06:54 AM   #4
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Hi,

I'm going to change my pinion seal but need guidance in form of pictures/ videos.

I appreciate any help
Get yourself a manual for starters. It's not an extremely difficult job, but you really need to know what you're doing and what tools you'll need before you consider it.
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Unread 02-29-2008, 01:05 PM   #5
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I've find this but I'm not sure that the Grand cherokee's be as straight forward as this:

http://tija.org/writeups/PinionReplacement.html

any comments over that?

and even this one has better pictuers:

http://www.jeepingsingles.net/tech/pinionseal.asp

I appreciate any comments that help
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Unread 02-29-2008, 02:21 PM   #6
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Didn't read the second, but I believe the first didn't mention to apply lube to the seal lip before installation. Just be careful when tightening the nut back down. Do not overtorque or you'll be doing a bearing replacement in the future.
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changing pinion seal of grand cherokee 1999

I have been trying to figure out the same thing. I got a new front DS waiting to put on and IDK how to replace the seals yet. The Haynes manual doesnt mention a thing about it...
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QT I still have your PM, just haven't had a chance to read/answer it yet
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Found it in the FSM. Seems to be more involved than i thought.



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Unread 02-29-2008, 02:52 PM   #10
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QT I still have your PM, just haven't had a chance to read/answer it yet
oh ok thats good. take your time.

BTW, what is the seal called on the t-case side?

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http://www.jeepingsingles.net/tech/pinionseal.asp

I think this guide here is easier to understand compared to that b&w guide that was posted.

You will need a slide hammer with a seal puller or a leverage style seal puller.

Like said before when you tighten the pinion nut down be careful!! Over tightening this will burn out the differential. I believe the torque for the nut is specd at 175-250ft-lbs. so if your torque wrench doesn't read that high, then note the number of thread the pinion nut sits down on. Then lock-tite the nut back down to where the threads previously rested.
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I plan to do that tomorrow, and actually my torque meter will not read more than 150, so I plan to borrow or count the number of threads, as you said.
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Found it in the FSM. Seems to be more involved than i thought.



do you know where can I find the 1999's FSM?
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do you know where can I find the 1999's FSM?
check ebay or your dealer. maybe somewhere else if anyone knows
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