1998 Chevy Tahoe Replacing rear diff.

Tiny
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Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
1998 Chevy Tahoe

Im looking for a diagram or even step by step to replacing a rear diff in a 98 tahoe. If anyone has a link or can discribe it to me that would be great!
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Thursday, March 25th, 2010 AT 5:19 AM

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REAR AXLE HOUSING ASSEMBLY
Removal (10 1/2")
Raise the vehicle.
Place jack or utility stands (such as GMDE 123-B67313) at the front end of the vehicle.
Drain the axle lubricant from the rear axle.
Disconnect the propeller shaft.
Remove the tire and wheel assemblies.
Disconnect the parking brake cable.
Remove the brake line bracket bolts. Suspend the brake lines from the vehicle with heavy mechanics wire.
Disconnect the shock absorbers from the axle brackets.
Remove the vent hose from the rear axle vent fitting.
Remove the nuts and the washers from the U-bolts.
Remove the U-bolts, the spring plates and the spacers from the axle assembly.
Lower the axle assembly.

Removal (11")
Raise the vehicle.
Remove the tire and wheel assemblies.
Place jack or utility stands (such as GMDE123 B67313) at the front end of the vehicle.
Drain the lubricant from the axle housing.
Remove the propeller shaft.
Remove the brake line brackets.
Remove and support the brake calipers.
Remove the hub and rotor assemblies..
Remove the brake line junction block from the axle.
Remove the brake lines from the brake line hold down tabs and support the brake lines as necessary.
For vehicles equipped with a stabilizer shafts.
Remove the shock absorbers from the lower shock absorber mounts.
Remove the vent hose from the axle vent fitting.
Support the axle assembly with a hydraulic floor jack.
Remove the nuts and washers from the U-bolts.
Remove the U-bolts, the spring plates, and the spacers from the axle assembly.
Remove the axle assembly.
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Thursday, March 25th, 2010 AT 6:22 AM

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