They must of done alot of muddin or burnouts. Or displace it with non-clorinated brake cleaner. I would see the same thing on trucks that would be stuck in the snow on a loading ramp and the driver spining one set of tires tring to get off the ramp with a load. The mechanic that told me I have a leaky axle seal says the seal and the bearing assy. Some times manufactoring does make bad gears but you would see only one spider being completely damaged and one would be ground up and the cross pin would be ok.
When I had it apart earlier, I noticed a cut out in the outboard end of the axles to get the retaing hat off so the shoes come free. I'm going to attempt this tomorrow, I replaced my rear rotors and pads today and the rear passenger side was soked in either gear oil or bearing grease. Price Less - God made Firefighters because Police Officers need heroes too. If the seal is sitting flush you should be able to knock it in a little deeper to free it up before tugging it out. I also hear the xterras leafs have more of an arch and also a shackle drop bracket to make up for the axle being mounted on thop of the springs. If you've done these, could you throw me some insight and tips on getting the old ones out, and the new ones in? They must of done alot of muddin or burnouts.
He did not think so. Hey, I linked your post to another forum and got some info for you. I told him the rear solid axle was the easy part and the front would be more difficult, but could be done. Thanks, you've provided alot of insight so far. Thanks for the heads up I think i can make them work for sure!!! All of our Axle Seals are guaranteed to fit if you use enter your Nissan Pathfinder into your Year Make Model selector.
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My advise is to change especially the bushings of the rear lower control arms, there should be four of them, two long ones and two short ones. Or displace it with non-clorinated brake cleaner. Chicago Posted: Sat May 22, 2010 3:17 am Post subject: The wear on the gears is from excessive tire spin. Using a set of unique joints, the Nissan axel assembly accomplishes this task well. Bolt everything up, top off your diff oil and have a nice day. Lo and behold, I found out that the bushings of the lower control arms are worn out to the extent that they are breaking up the bushings which allows metal to rub or hit another metal and that explains the thump that I will usually hear. Soon, the friction and dirt would render the joint unusable, and the entire Nissan axel assembly would have to be replaced.
I'll post some pics when i get a chance. While I have it all apart, I'm also going to replace the parking brake shoes. Is this a correct guess?!. Maybe you can get a machine shop to fab those mounts up? A guy suggested you check out for your spring mounts. If the seal is sitting flush you should be able to knock it in a little deeper to free it up before tugging it out. Your Nissan Pathfinder is never at a loss for comfort or space, whether you're cruising down the freeway or hauling the kids to soccer practice. An AutoZone drive shaft for Nissan Pathfinder is engineered to fit perfectly and install easily.
A slip joint is used to ensure that the wheels have power as the vehicle is steered around a corner. . Driving many miles means any of your components might fail, due to wear and tear. I figured id have to account for some sag from the extra ass the pathy has and i hope the shackles make up for it. When I came home one evening, I went under the vehicle to conduct a visual inspection to see if I will find anything.
Good idea or bad idea? I still have alot to get as far as parts like the leaf springs, Adj. Um both from what he told me and he was running much larger tires 35x12. The ironic thing is that last week I had an arguement with a guy on another pathy forum mostly wd21s and r50s on whether this would be done or not. I have tried every mechanic I know, changed my shocks, and you name it. I seen it all the time when I rebuilt rear ends for Eaton.