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Keep blowing axle seals!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by fireturk41, Feb 27, 2010.

  1. Feb 27, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    i keep blowing my front right axle seal, actually it keeps warping, i literally got it replaced the 2nd time in 8 months yesterday, only to have it warp on me last night, what could be causing this its an 02 4x4 dc taco
     
  2. Feb 27, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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    Snipe

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    Check the diff breather, I had that problem on my old International, went through 2 seals before finding the breather was plugged which allowed pressure too build and force oil past the seals
     
  3. Feb 27, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    pdxwhiteout

    pdxwhiteout monster taco in the snow

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    yep check the breather and also check the axle shaft for freeplay.
     
  4. Feb 27, 2010 at 9:04 PM
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    luni

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    Limiter straps. After a little more armor those would be next for my truck.
     
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