How to Fix a Broken Rear Axle

In this video I’ll show you the steps I take to remove and fix a broken rear axle. This one happens to be a dana 44 rear axle from a Jeep Cherokee with disk brakes and a spool but rear axles are all pretty similar. The only differences you may have is a C-clip axle which you’ll have to remove the c-clip to take the axle shaft out rather than the 4 bolts shown in this video , you may have drum brakes which are pretty self explanatory… just put them back the way you found them when done… I have a video on drum brakes too, and you may have an open diff or a locker where I have a spool… In that case you will need to remove the cross pin and spider gears to be able to push the broken shaft all the way through. If so, Just keep track of where everything came from and put it back just like you found it.

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*This product is meant for entertainment purposes only. Your mileage may vary. Do not try this at home. Void where prohibited. Some assembly required. For off-road use only. Slippery when wet. Batteries not included. Do not use while operating a motor vehicle, heavy equipment, cherokee XJ, wrangler TJ, wrangler JK, or any Jeep vehicle, especially the newer Fiat ones. How-to videos may be too intense for some viewers and children under 30 years of age. Please remain seated until the 4×4 ride has come to a complete stop. Studies have shown viewing these videos causes increased cancer risks in laboratory test people. I am not a professional, I have no training, I’m not even particularly good at horse whispering. Don’t believe everything that you know. Please keep your hands in the vehicle at all times. Do not tap on glass. Do not eat anything that has been on the floor for more than 3 days. Keep your hands to yourself. Not to be taken internally. Reproduction strictly prohibited. Driver does not carry cash. Objects in Bleepinjeep mirrors may be farther than they appear.*

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