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Old 06-29-2009, 12:01 PM
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Question Rear End Problems

Ok, I have a 2000 model 2wd thats leaking out of the rear end where the driveshaft bolts on. How do I go about getting at the seals/gaskets that might need to be replaced? Also, how do you change the fluid in the rear end? I cant find any filler/drain plugs on it. Any help that anyone could give me is greatly appreciated as I have no previous experience in that particular area. THANKS!
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Old 06-30-2009, 09:30 AM
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JUst an update: I found the filler plug. It's a 3/8" square inset bolt. No drain plugs. I went ahead and changed the fluid and replaced it with 50% Lucas Heavy Duty gear oil and 50% regular Lucas. I also changed out the cover gasket with a new one, because i didn't have a pump to get the old stuff out. We'll see if the leak gets stopped. I've got my fingers crossed!
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Old 06-30-2009, 12:46 PM
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That's cool you got it fixed up. Sorry nobody responded to you in time....
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Unfortunately, I still don't know that it's fixed. They had a bearing and seal kit at Auto Zone, but it was like $125. I dont have that kind of cash at the moment, so I just decided to do the fluid change. I think it will help because it is like twice as thick as what was in there. We'll see...
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Old 06-30-2009, 07:06 PM
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The lucas seems to have sone the trick!
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