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Old 08-19-2012, 07:33 PM   #1
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Differential bearing

While replacing the front driverís side CV axle I noticed that the bearing that the axel rides on in the differential is totally frozen and will not move at all. currently itís acting as a bushing, but Iím afraid that after a while it will start producing metal fragments, get into the diff and raise hell. Does anyone have an idea how to replace this bearing? It looks like a MAJOR project
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