1998 CHEVY S-10 DIFFERENTIAL RING GEAR BOLTS

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  • roygossett
  • 1998 Chevrolet S-10

Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
1998 Chevy S-10 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 110000 miles

Are the bolts holding the ring gear to the differential assembly left handed or right handed threads and is there a special way to break them loose?

Friday, May 29th, 2009 AT 11:31 PM

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  • merlin2021
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Right handed, loosen them evenly across from one another in a star pattern. Have you done this job before? It can be challenging.

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Saturday, May 30th, 2009 AT 7:43 AM

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