rear axle seal replacement - Rubicon Owners Forum
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-17-2019, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
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rear axle seal replacement

I noticed my rt rear is leaking. Would replacing bearings and seal be recommended or just seals? also what are recommended manufacturers of seals should I go with?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-18-2019, 08:46 AM
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I believe you have to change the bearing retainer, bearing and seal all at the same time. That requires a press to install the bearing retainer. Looks like my RJ60 rear has developed a slight seal leak and will require the same work to fix (I still need to remove the wheel & rotor to verify before ordering parts).
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