HOW DO I REPLACE THE RIGHT REAR OUTER WHEEL/AXLE SEAL ON MY 2005 SUZUKI XL-7AND IS IT 80W90 REAR DIFF OIL?

  • Tiny
  • Ordnance
  • 2005 Suzuki XL7
  • 100,000 miles

My right rear wheel plate and shoes are soaked in gear oil. I think it is the bearing seal I just don't know how to get the axle out so I can replace the seal. I do not have a repair or operators manual for the XL-7. Thanks

Saturday, April 21st, 2012 AT 6:30 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

You need to remove the axle assembly either by un bolting the axle by the 4 bolts or releasing the c clips inside the differential.

The seal is part of the bearing and may need to be pressed off and on.
Make sure you change the shoes and clean the drum.

Roy

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Saturday, April 21st, 2012 AT 7:19 PM

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