Axle Seal Replacement
- Replacement axle seal
- Socket set
- Screw drivers set
- Wrench Set
- Protective gloves and eyewear
- Breaker bar
- Large pry bar
- Gear oil
- Differential cover gasket
- Gasket sealer
- Fluid catch basin
- Dikes (side cutters)
- Shop towels
- Hydraulic jack
- Jack stands
Removing Retainer Clip Step 2 - After removing retainer clips (installed for manufacturing, not needed on reassembly) remove the caliper mounting bolts.
Removing Caliper Mounting Bolts Step 3 - Next, lift the caliper off the brake pads and secure it out of the way.
Removing Brake Caliper Step 4 - After the caliper has been removed, lift the brake pads out of the caliper mounting bracket. (Note: If gear oil has leaked onto the rear shoes or pads they must be replaced. Visit - Rear brake shoe replacement, Rear brake pad replacement.)
Removing Brake Pads Step 5 - Once the brake pads have been removed, loosen and undo the caliper bracket mounting bolts to remove the bracket.
Removing Caliper Mounting Bolts Step 6 - Sometimes rust can hold the rotor to the axle, in this case use a plastic or rubber hammer to "shock" the brake rotor to loosen.
Brake Rotor Shock Step 7 - After the hammer shock loosens the rotor, simply grasp the rotor to remove it.
Removing Brake Rotor Step 8 - Next, remove the parking brake shoe retainer bolt.
Removing parking Brake Shoe Retainer