WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO CHANGING REAR PINION BEARING

  • Tiny
  • mike mc.
  • 2003 Dodge Ram
  • 142,000 miles

I have a 2003 dodge ram that needs the pinion bearing replaced in the rear end how hard is it and what are the steps?

Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 3:13 AM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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The entire differential has to be removed to remove the pinion bearings. They have to be pressed along with the carrier bearings. I do not suggest trying this at home as it is a specialized job and settings are critical for proper operation.

Roy

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Thursday, December 29th, 2011 AT 3:31 AM

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