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Old 12-14-2011, 03:39 PM
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Replacing ball joints in my 08 f350 4x4 having hard time getting axle shaft seal out any ideas to get it out thanks in advance

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Old 12-14-2011, 03:44 PM
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Replacing ball joints in my 08 f350 4x4 having hard time getting axle shaft seal out any ideas to get it out thanks in advance

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I turn the wheel and get a pry bar on the axle shaft at the u-joint and pry against the axle tube which pushes it out.
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Old 12-15-2011, 05:13 AM
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Which ball joints did you go with? Also is there anything else one should do while there besides u-joints? Axle seals or anything?
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:07 AM
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Which ball joints did you go with? Also is there anything else one should do while there besides u-joints? Axle seals or anything?
There is a vacuum seal and 2 o-rings on each side that have to be replaced.
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Old 12-15-2011, 11:00 AM
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There is a vacuum seal and 2 o-rings on each side that have to be replaced.
thanks! I will do those when i do my ball joints and u-joints
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