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Old 05-14-2010, 08:56 AM
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Ok so about 2 weeks ago I notice a slight hum coming from the rear end. I take it to my cousin (certified Dodge mechanic) and he gives me the "look." He says that noise usually leads to big $. He referred me to the resident rear end expert at the shop. We go for test drive and he tells me that I am definitely going to need work. x2 now.

Well, turns out that although they were both right the master rebuild kit (don't need ring and pinion gears mine are good) is only $168.00. That's for all seals and bearings including the axel bearings. Resident expert is going to do work for $150.00!!

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Old 05-14-2010, 09:53 AM
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Thats great man............glad all worked out for you. Was it mainly the bearings?
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whew...glad that it wasn't more serious.
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Thats great man............glad all worked out for you. Was it mainly the bearings?
Yeup turned out to be the carrier bearings. Unfortunately, we still have no idea why. I don't treat her mean or abuse her...just attack of the random crap I guess. Figured since he was going to be pulling things out might as well and replace what I could while I could.
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Talk about! That's a heck of a deal there man, glad it didn't cost you a fortune!

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