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Unread 07-25-2011, 11:49 AM   #1
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Bad Seals

I have a 96 GC Laredo that seems to have an issue with the rear axel seals leaking. I changed them and the bearings about a year ago and the right
side is starting to leak again. ?

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Unread 07-25-2011, 04:45 PM   #2
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the vent on top of the axle is probly cloged. i used a small drill bit and drilled it out on the rear of mine. there is probly build up in the line or the nipple on the axle.
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Unread 07-25-2011, 05:36 PM   #3
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If the above tip doesn't work then I'd pull the shafts again and check for any abnormal wear where the seal rides. Any pits greatly reduce the seal service life.
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