REAR END LEAKING FLUID WHATS WRONG?

  • Tiny
  • ryan85
  • 2002 Ford F-150
  • 135,000 miles

Seems to be leaking from where the drive shaft connects to the rear end.

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 AT 11:54 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Pinion seal failure. Common repair.

About 150 for the repair

Roy

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Thursday, June 21st, 2012 AT 11:56 PM
  • Tiny
  • ryan85
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Diy fix or should I take it in?

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 12:05 AM
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  • ASEMaster6371
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The big nut requires a lot of torque with an air gun. I suggest letting a shop do it

Roy

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 12:25 AM
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Ok. Thanks for the reply.

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 12:27 AM
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Good luck

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Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 12:28 AM

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