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post #1 of 4 Old 04-15-2014, 07:48 AM Thread Starter
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Rear axle bearing and seal

Hey guys and gals,
My rear axle seal is leaking a lot of fluid (smells horrible, and is making the symmetric pattern) I cannot for the life of me find some place that sells the bearing. Would it be horrible to just change the seal if I cannot find the bearing? Or does anyone know where to find the bearing? Thanks again guys.

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post #2 of 4 Old 04-15-2014, 08:48 AM
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I'm assuming you have a dana 35 rear axle since you have a 4-banger.
Everything you could want:
http://www.jeep4x4center.com/jeep-ax...rangler-tj.htm

You could try a new seal. The bearing is pressed into the housing on the d35 and can be fun to pull and replace.
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Is machine press the only way to get it on ( the bearing?)
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Is machine press the only way to get it on ( the bearing?)
No - you can drive it in with the proper tools. The bigger problem can be getting the old one out. You need a puller.
You could try just installing a seal and see if that works. You have to pull the axle to get to the seal but it's not so difficult to deal with.

Here's a video:

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