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Author Topic: Rear diff has metal shavings.  (Read 1211 times)

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Offline slimdoneee

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Rear diff has metal shavings.
« on: October 07, 2014, 06:38:40 PM »
I just recently found metal shavings in my rear diff. What is the best route I should take to fix it? I believe the rear diff is making a knocking noise also.

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Re: Rear diff has metal shavings.
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2014, 07:24:01 PM »
how did you find the metal shavings? Drain and fill to make sure that your fluids are good. Just pray that there isnt too much damage and you'll need a new diff.

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Re: Rear diff has metal shavings.
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2014, 10:13:47 PM »
which diff? Pro 4x or S/SE model? 
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Re: Rear diff has metal shavings.
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2014, 07:05:00 PM »
how did you find the metal shavings? Drain and fill to make sure that your fluids are good. Just pray that there isnt too much damage and you'll need a new diff.
brake masters said they found metal shavings in my rear diff. Ill drain and put in new fluid into my rear diff and pray I didnt do much damage.


which diff? Pro 4x or S/SE model? 
My truck is a 06 4x2 nismo. The rear diff is making a knocking noise.

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Re: Rear diff has metal shavings.
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2014, 10:38:39 PM »
I think that is the C200, it has spider gears that tend to break.  You need to pull the diff cover and inspect the damage.  If you lost a tooth in the spider gear it may be repairable, or you may need a new rear axle.  Either way, if the spider gear breaks free while driving your axle can lock up completely causing additional damage to the drive train, suspension, axle carrier, the list goes on. 
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Re: Rear diff has metal shavings.
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2014, 04:58:54 PM »
I think that is the C200, it has spider gears that tend to break.  You need to pull the diff cover and inspect the damage.  If you lost a tooth in the spider gear it may be repairable, or you may need a new rear axle.  Either way, if the spider gear breaks free while driving your axle can lock up completely causing additional damage to the drive train, suspension, axle carrier, the list goes on. 
I ended up taking my truck to Arizona Differential. They told me my bearings went back and will rebuild my rear diff for me. Has anyone every used Arizona Differential before?

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Re: Rear diff has metal shavings.
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2014, 11:10:42 PM »
I got a ring and pinion from them for my mustang.
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