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Unread 04-30-2013, 08:25 PM   #1
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Pinion seal. Brakes

So yeah this is prolly already on here. But I'm using my phone and it's hard. I have a 2000 4.0 Tj. Stock axels. Just replaced rear pinion seal. And it's still leaking! Someone said something about a crush sleeve? Is this needed? All the videos and Haynes manual I looked in didn't have anything. Thanks in advance. Lastly. Just did front brakes. And now seems like one side won't "let go". I smell the brake rubbing and when I should be coasting it stops me. Not bad. But enough to worry. Thanks again

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Unread 04-30-2013, 08:27 PM   #2
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Just to elaborate. Te manuals didn't say anything about a crush seal. The yoke had a small grove In it. But didn't think it would do anything. And brakes were fine right after I changed them. Just started doing this today
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Unread 04-30-2013, 10:04 PM   #3
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Either the seal is wrong, defective, picked up a tear in installation, or it's the groove on the yoke. As for the crush sleeve, you need it. It is located between the pinion bearings and holds the rotational/bearing play torgue after setting it during a rebuild.
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Unread 05-01-2013, 05:50 AM   #4
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So I should replace the yoke and go from there? Q tech has them cheap. But they also have the whole rebuild for 100$. But not sure if I "need" to change the gear or crush sleeve? How do I tell...
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