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  1. Powertrain
    I am finding a lot of conflicting reports on the ability to replace just the front (outer) pinion bearing and seal on the 9.25 rear diff. I understand it is best to replace both the pinion bearings and to replace the races as well. But for the short term and for the sake of what I can do in...
  2. Powertrain
    I have a 2012 1500 that howls while driving. Replaced both front hubs and enough of the noise went away to realize what’s still there is coming from the rear end. It get louder the faster I driver and when I let off it gets quiter. I hear there is a recall to get a plug in the back plate of the...
  3. 5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey all! My 2006 Ram 1500's rear end failed suddenly and without any warning noises while on the highway. The rear wheels locked suddenly and I slid off the road. The dealership says the pinion gear failed. Turns out the 2006 shares the same pinion gear with the 2005's that have had several...
  4. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok, I Recently found out my pinion seal was not operational anymore and also the front pinion bearing. While inspecting this problem, I opened up the cover to see that the carrier was susbtantially ground in to by the pinion. So I decided that it was time for a complete rear end rebuild. And...
  5. 5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    hello this is my first posting. glad to be here and excited for anyones help. so i have a 1998 4x4 1500 5.2. anyways my pinion bearing went out and i am about halfway through putting it back together (waiting on parts) i had a few clutch plates broken so thats what im waiting on. hard to find...
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