1981 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME HOW TO REPLACE A NOISY REAR AXLE BEARING

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  • 1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 94,800 miles

1981 Olds Cutlass Supreme, mileage: 94,800. What has to be done to replace a noisy rear axle bearing? It is the type of rear that has the pinion-locking shaft with the small lock bolt and the C-locks on the inside ends of the axles.

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Monday, November 8th, 2010 AT 10:47 PM

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The axles are retained by a "C" clip in the differential. Remove the axle and then remove the wheel bearing from the housing. Install in reverse order.

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Monday, November 8th, 2010 AT 10:50 PM

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