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post #1 of 9 Old 05-30-2013, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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2 weeks ago I slammed nose first into a ditch while off road. I just noticed this week that some fluid is slowly leaking out from behind my right wheel.looks like its coming out of the axle maybe and pooling onto the lower spindle. What could this be? All help is much appreciated. I tried attaching a pic but the file was too large

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post #2 of 9 Old 05-30-2013, 06:54 PM
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Diff seal leaking? Did you hit the wheels hard? Bent axle tube?

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post #3 of 9 Old 05-30-2013, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
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I landed hard on the front wheels yes. Some days it leaks and others its dry. Nothing appears bent. Drives perfect, not sure. But it drips onto the inner sidewall of my tire.
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Diff isnt leaking
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post #5 of 9 Old 05-30-2013, 08:16 PM
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you need to know what fluid it is. no one here can guess. How do you know the dif is not leak through the axle seal? From what you have explained it may well be what Rocky is saying. if its gear oil.

If you bent the axle or tube. there could well be other damage. This is a collision.

You need to put your pics on a third party site and link them.

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post #6 of 9 Old 05-31-2013, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
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I thought u were talking about the diff cover leaking. Its not. Im no mechanic so I cant describe exactly .just I know oil leaks out of the end of the axle and drips onto my tire
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post #7 of 9 Old 05-31-2013, 10:12 PM
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Your axle seal sounds like its gone bad. Probably needs to be replaced.
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post #8 of 9 Old 05-31-2013, 10:33 PM Thread Starter
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Colo after researching online thats the conclusion im coming to. Or I killed the bearings as well
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post #9 of 9 Old 07-28-2013, 06:26 PM Thread Starter
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Well. Finally replaced the axle seals. It was confirmed.
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