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Savana 3500 V8-4.8L (2009)

Transmission and Drivetrain > Drive Axles, Bearings and Joints > Axle Bearing > Component Information > Service and Repair > Rear Axle Shaft Seal and/or Bearing Replacement

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Axle Bearing: Service and Repair
Rear Axle Shaft Seal and/or Bearing Replacement

Rear Axle Shaft Seal and/or Bearing Replacement

Special Tools

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J 8092 - Universal Driver Handle-3/4-10

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J 21128 - Axle pinion Oil Seal Installer (8.6 inch Axle)

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J 23690 - Axle Shaft Bearing Installer (8.6 inch Axle)

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J 2619-01 - Slide Hammer

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J 29709 - Wheel Bearing Installer (9.5, 9.75 inch Axle)

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J 29712 - Wheel Bearing Remover (9.5, 9.75 inch Axle)

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J 29713 - Axle Seal Installer (9.5, 9.75 inch Axle)

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J 44685 - Rear Axle Seal and Bearing Remover (8.6 inch Axle)

Removal Procedure

1. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle   (See: Maintenance/Vehicle Lifting/Service and Repair).
2. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. Refer to Tire and Wheel Removal and Installation   (See: Maintenance/Wheels and Tires/Service and Repair

).

3. Remove the rear axle housing cover. Refer to Rear Axle Housing Cover and Gasket Replacement (8.6, 9.5 Inch Axle)   (See: Differential

Assembly/Differential Cover/Service and Repair/Rear Axle Housing Cover and Gasket Replacement (8.6, 9.5 Inch Axle))Rear Axle Housing
Cover and Gasket Replacement (9.75, 10.5 and 10.75 Inch Axles)   (See: Differential Assembly/Differential Cover/Service and Repair/Rear Drive
Axle).

4. Remove the axle shaft. Refer to Rear Axle Shaft Replacement (8.6, 9.5 Inch Axles W/O RPO JL4)   (See: Axle Shaft Assembly/Axle Shaft/Service

and Repair)Rear Axle Shaft Replacement (8.6 Inch Axle W/RPO JL4)   (See: Axle Shaft Assembly/Axle Shaft/Service and Repair)Rear Axle
Shaft Replacement (9.5, 9.75Inch Axles )   (See: Axle Shaft Assembly/Axle Shaft/Service and Repair).

Note:  The following service procedure is for the 8.6 axle.

5. Using the J 44685 - remover  (1) and the J 2619-01 - slide hammer  (2) , remove the axle shaft seal and the bearing from the axle housing.

Note:  The following service procedure is for the 9.5 or the 9.75 axle.

6. Using the J 29712 - remover , remove the axle shaft seal and the bearing from the axle housing.

Installation Procedure

Transmission and Drivetrain > Drive Axles, Bearings and Joints > Axle Bearing > Component Information > Service and Repair > Rear Axle Shaft Seal and/or Bearing Replacement

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