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Old 07-03-2002, 08:09 AM
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Red face Differential Leak

My 67 Mustang (2.79 ratio, 289 Engine, C4 Automatic) differential is leaking around the input shaft. What is needed to replace this gasket? Are special tools needed? Any idea what a shop should charge to repair. Thanks for your help!

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Old 07-03-2002, 05:48 PM
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when you say " the input shaft" you mean the pinion yoke?
remove drive shaft, take the nut off, use a pry bar, old screwdriver, or seal puller to remove the old seal. make sure the yoke is not grooved.
then install the seal , and yoke. tighten the nut to 150 foot lbs. NO MORE!
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Yes the pinion seal is what I meant - wasn't sure of the right term. I am having trouble getting the pinion seal out. I have tried the screw driver approach, but the seal lip keeps giving way. The pinion shaft makes it difficult to fit most seal pullers. Any other ideas? Thanks!!!
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i useualy use a pry bar if the screw driver doesn't work..
yeah, the pinion gets in the way, but you should be able to get a small bar up in there . some times the get kinda rusty, but it will come out.good luck
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if you have to, drive the old screw driver into the metal part of the seal and pry it out.
i use a pry bar ( i know, i said that.) about a foot and a half long, the kind with one pointy end for lining up holes.
there is a crush cleeve in between the 2 pinion bearings that crushes down to preload the bearings when the nut is tightened.
if you over tighten the nut, you can put too mutch preload on the bearings, which will meke them pop, and pind and burn up in a hurry. that is the reason for 150 ft lbs. no more.

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i was reading over my other post and it seemed stupid to tell you what to do, but not why it is important to do it that way. i bet you already have the job done. have fun.
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