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post #1 of 6 Old 09-05-2013, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
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ZJ Differential Rebuild Good Price?

This is what I am being charged for the rebuild of my rear diff. He said the bearings were all bad on my '96 Jeep ZJ Laredo 5.2L. Is this a pretty bad deal in your o-pinion?

labor: 6.6hrs - $594
parts: $354.53
fluid: $13.60
Total: $985.54



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post #2 of 6 Old 09-05-2013, 09:17 PM
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All the bearings? And yes $1000 is a bit high. If its that bad you can replace the axle yourself for like $200

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post #3 of 6 Old 09-05-2013, 09:23 PM
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All the bearings? And yes $1000 is a bit high. If its that bad you can replace the axle yourself for like $200
Yeah, with a junkyard axle.

For a full rebuild that's not bad. What parts in the diff are included in that price?
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post #4 of 6 Old 09-06-2013, 10:12 AM
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Usually diff labor runs 250 to 450 labor depending on the vehicle. Rear diff say 44 or 35 in a jeep figure 390 labor and which parts you need and then oil

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post #5 of 6 Old 09-06-2013, 11:50 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks! yeah, I decided to go ahead and do it. It is AAMCO that gave me the quote. I may be able to find cheaper, but their work is quality. Supposedly the junk yard diffs all had more miles on them than mine, and I had 210k on mine. He is doing a full bearing kit, and re-doing the shims. After spending $600 on brakes, $100 on a new front pinion seal. I think I'll be done with repairs for a while. I was going to put a Flowmaster on her, but I think I'll keep the money in my pocket for now lol.
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post #6 of 6 Old 09-07-2013, 07:45 AM
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If they do good work, the labor is a little high for the rear diff on a light vehicle

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