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Old 12-18-2006, 03:10 PM   #1
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Rear Axle leak at Pumpkin!

My rear axle is leaking at the bottom of where the 3rd and the pumpkin come together. I checked the bolts and the bottom 2 were loose so i tightened them back up but is there a gasket or anything else that could have made it start leaking? I had the fluid changed back there about 6k miles ago. Anyone think it could have just come loose from the work?
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The fluid getting changed shouldn't have make your diff leak. I know that there is a gasket specifically for the pumpkin, but when I was changing mine I couldn't get a hold of one so I just ended up using some gasket maker. It's been nearly half a year with no signs of leakage. Of course, to take it apart just to change a gasket is a lot of work, but not difficult. If you don't mind getting dirty and have most of a day to kill depending on your skill, you can replace it pretty easily.
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