Oils change at mr lube and now it is leaking

Tiny
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  • 2002 FORD F-150
  • 191,000 MILES

2002 ford f150 just had all its oils change at mr lube and now it is leaking where the drive shaft meets the rear axle, How serious of a problem is this and how much does it cost to repair?

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 10:50 PM

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Tiny
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Did they do a service on the differential?

It is called a pinion seal. The seal is about 22, the labor is about 1.2 hours. Easy fix.

Roy

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 AT 11:13 PM
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PINION SEAL D.I.Y. EASY REMOVE DRIVESHAFT YOU WILL SEE A LARGE NUT MAYBE 32 TO 36 MM. YOU MITE TRY TO TIGHTEN IT. IF THAT DOESNT WORK REMOVE THE NUT TAKE A FLAT TIP SCREW DRIVER & A HAMMER GO AROUND THE EDGES OF THE SEAL TIL YOU POP IT OUT GET A NEW 1 PLACE IT STRAIGHT IN TAKE PIECE OF WOOD LAY IT FLAT AGAINST THE SEAL POP IT WITH A HAMMER TIL IT GOES FLUSH IN PLACE REPLCE NUT DONT OVER TIGHTEN PUT DRIVESHAFT BACK IN AND YOUR DONE!BILLYQUARTER@FRONTIER. COM IF ANY?

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Thursday, November 10th, 2011 AT 12:37 AM

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