Author Topic: Jeep Wrangler JK JKU Pinion Bearing Removal and Replacement  (Read 188 times)

Xtremdude

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Jeep Wrangler JK JKU Pinion Bearing Removal and Replacement

https://youtu.be/05p2_8Ac2Vk

Refer to JK_JKU Hub Bearing Replacement video for more detailed instructions on removal and Installation of the Hub Bearing and Axle Shaft.

https://youtu.be/9uOOXPxBr8M

Tool Suggested:
1/2" Drive Ratchet

1/2" Drive Breaker Bar

1/2" Drive Torque Wrench capable of 120 ft lbs
3/8" Drive Ratchet
1/4" Drive Inch lb Torque Wrench

29mm or 1 1/8" Socket

21mm Socket
21mm Wrench
16mm Socket

13mm 12 point socket
14mm socket

5mm Hex Wrench (Allen Wrench)
3-5lb Hammer

Various Breaker bars

Various Punches

Seal/Race installer Kit

Bearing Remover

Hydraulic Press


New Bearing Pre-Load 12-15 Inch Lbs as reported by Yukon Gear and Axle
Bearing Caps Torqued to 60 Ft lbs

Pinon Bearing Kit used from AutoZone

Motive Gear- Part Number: R30RJKPK
Approx: $80