Can anyone give me a brief and easy way to replace the rear differential pinion seal mine is leaking and spraying gear lube everywhere. Thank you Michael 

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Comment by Russ Austin on October 15, 2018 at 8:05am

Remove the drive shaft, and fashion a bar to bolt to the flange of the pinion yolk.  That will keep the yolk from rotating while you loosen the nut.   Use a torque wrench to break the torque on the nut, so you can se what the torque is when the nut comes loose.  

remove the yolk and replace the seal. Retorque the nut to the torque that you discovered when removing the nut.

Comment by Jason Edge on October 14, 2018 at 7:24pm

Do you have a shop manual? Details are in the manual.

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