pinion bearing

  1. 02-08 Ram 1500 Pinion Gear Failure

    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...
  2. Cannot remove pinion from housing!

    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...
  3. Backlash setting

    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...