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post #1 of 4 Old 05-30-2011, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
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Leaks at drive shaft and diff

I just had new gears installed and have a dripping leak in the rear where the diff and the driveline mate. The front is not dripping but damp. Do I need to take it back? Or could the diff have been overfilled and it will stop? The seals should be new since I paid for a master rebuild kit.

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post #2 of 4 Old 05-30-2011, 07:53 PM
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Sounds like a bad pinion seal. I'd for sure take it back. The good news is that its a low cost and pretty easy fix.

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take it back for sure. you shouldnt be leaking at all especially if all the seals were replaced along with the new gears.
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Take it back.

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