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Rear Diff Leak

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#1 Rennyb



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Posted 11 June 2017 - 07:28 AM

I just finished my first rear diff seal/wear ring change on my 14' Renegade. Not a bad job at all. I was feeling pretty good about myself after getting her back together until I noticed oil leaking right at the bolt that that attaches yoke to diff.

I put loctite on the bolt and torqued it to what I thought was about 55lbs (can't get torque wrench in there). The leak is right at the bolt and washer. Any thoughts? Should I crank the bolt down more?

#2 muddin'mike



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Posted 12 June 2017 - 01:25 PM

If it's anything like the bolt in the front diff, that son of a "edit for bad language" was in there so tight I thought I was going to break something getting it off.So I would definitely Crank That bolt down a little more and see if you can stop that leak

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Posted 12 June 2017 - 03:55 PM

Agree. Tighten it a bit more and see what happens

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