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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Powertrain / Driveline / Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Special Tools

J-44809Seal Installer

Removal ProcedureRaise and support the vehicle. Refer toLifting and Jacking the Vehicle.Drain the rear differential. Refer toDifferential Oil Replacement.Remove the exhaust system. Refer toExhaust Muffler Replacement.Remove the spare tire.

Important:In the following service procedure, it is not necessary tocompletely remove the propeller shaft. Relocate the propeller shaftto the side and secure with mechanics wire or equivalent.

Remove the propeller shaft. Refer toPropeller Shaft Replacement.Remove the right rear wheel drive shaft. Refer toRear Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.Support rear differential with a transmission jackstand.

Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Remove the right rear differential support bushing bolt.Refer toDifferential Housing Support Bushing Replacement.

Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Remove the left differential mount-(1).Remove the right differential support bushingnut-(2). Refer toDifferential Housing Support Bushing Replacement.Lower the differential to gain access to the axle shaftseal.

Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Using the appropriate tool, remove the axle shaftseal-(1).Installation Procedure

Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Using theJ-44809installer, install the axle shaft seal-(1).Lift and position the differential in the rear cradle.

Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Install the left rear support bolt.

Rear Axle Shaft Seal Replacement - Right Side Driveshafts Drive Halfshafts

Install right differential support bushingnut-(2). Refer toDifferential Housing Support Bushing Replacement.Install the left differential mount-(1). Refer toDifferential Housing Support Bushing Replacement.Remove the transmission jack stand.Install the right rear wheel drive shaft. Refer toRear Wheel Drive Shaft ReplacementInstall the propeller shaft. Refer toPropeller Shaft Replacement.Install the exhaust system. Refer toExhaust Muffler ReplacementRemove the spare tire.Fill the rear differential with fluid. Refer toDifferential Oil Replacement

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