What does the axle shaft seal do? The axle shaft seal is what keeps the transmission fluid inside of the transmission as the axle shaft spins How do you know you need axle shaft seal replaced or repaired? Will see fluid puddles under transmission area How is the axle shaft seal replaced by a mobile mechanic? the wheel is removed the brake assembly is removed and the axle nut is taken off the axle is removed from the steering knuckle then the transmission the axle shaft seal is removed from the transmission and the new one is installed the axle shaft is reinstalled into the steering knuckle and transmission the axle nut is reinstalled and torqued to specification the brake assembly is reinstalled and the wheel is put back on and torqued to specification How important is having your axle shaft seal replaced? if the axle shaft seal isnt functioning properly it will continue to leak transmission fluid. If this happens and the transmission runs without enough fluid it could cause catastrophic damage to your transmission
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