You may need a pump and tubing to get the oil in as diff filler plugs are hard to access with a full bottle. The consumer was told by customer service there were 2 outstanding recalls on the vehicle and the problem she was describing sounded as though it was related to one of the recalls. Results from the dealer were nothing wrong. The dealer was unable to correct the problem the consumer was referring to. So be carefull of getting the seal fitted by a guy who knows what he is doing. Full change of diff oil may be the go whilst you are servicing it. Almost didn't make it home the last time we drove it 40 miles away.
I mostly go along with rockhead on his spin on the situation. All the risks acknowledged, I think the smart play is to go the route of just replacing the differential gasket. The failure mileage was 80,000 and the current mileage was 80,200. Break lines do need replaced soon. I talked with the dealership owner and told him about it. The fluid level is only about half way up.
As soon as I crawled under it to start, I noticed the right side of the front differential where the axle tube mates, was covered in diff oil. The tire people had given a price on four tires but said that there was enough tread on the two front tires to continue to use them for a few months. Clean up the whole area with a high pressure washer and see what transpires. It still whines at all speeds now. The contact stated that after 3 attempts, the vehicle finally started. Richpin's Auto Repair shows you how to properly identify the rear axle of a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Diminished ride comfort and general functionality, inefficient fuel mileage, or threat of hardware malfunction are just some negative aspects of driving a car with a damaged automotive part.
As a follow Chrysler sent a survey to me regarding their customer service. This information will allow you to obtain the correct information for replacing this specific automobile part. If left unfounded failure of drive train and rear axle lock up would occur. Further investigation found retaining nut backed out, ring and pinion gear and axle bearings chewed up as result of nut backing off. The consumer was told that the rotors were too small for the vehicle. The picture is not accurate of the exact build this unit does not include backing plates as shown in the picture Make Model Year Cyl Size Drv Vin Options Jeep Grand Cherokee 94 Limited Slip Version 3.
Frequent car monitoring is necessary for secure or pleasant ride. The Jeep would not shift to 4x4 low range and lock the differential and drive through the dry wash to safety. The vehicle was not repaired. Dealership serviced vehicle, and determined differential needed to be replaced at 8,000 miles. Oil leaked from the front differential.
The mechanics said that the problem was caused by using the four wheel drive with these tires. It is important that the right tension is applied to the nut. From what I can see there is bugger all oil leaking so it may only need topping up once a year. On January 10 the repair company determined that the problem was caused because two new tires, purchased from and mounted by the same goodyear service company, had been placed on the front and two of the existing tires with tread had been placed on the back per goodyear's instructions. While I recognize the pinion seal terminology, I'm not sure I would know a pinion seal if it snuck up and bit me on the ear.
This is the third occurrence of this problem in as many years. The vehicle shimmied at 60 mph and when the vehicle slowed down. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815. The vehicle was towed to the residence where it remains. After reading the letters that have had this rear end noise fixed and it comes back not sure what to do. Getting the faces clean and smooth enough to make a better seal. This vehicle has never been off road and there is no reason for the entire differential to be destroyed like this, this is horrible quality and should be replaced by Chrysler.
This being so common it should be a recall. Upon stripping the diff we found that this was the case, the dealer workshop had over tightened the pinion yoke nut. The video will show you where you need to look beneath the vehicle to find out which style of rear axle your Jeep Grand Cherokee has. I checked this with a local Jeep dealer and they said that this would happen and that the tire company should have known this. I've got a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee that appears to have a problem with its differential seal.