Rebuilding Rear Differential

Forum rules
Always remember this is the internet folks. People get scammed every day (although, thankfully not here). Be aware of who you are dealing with and the product you're potentially buying. A little common sense goes a long way.
SCAMMERS BEWARE- We cooperate fully with users who have been defrauded. All IP Addresses are logged so just don't even bother.

Rebuilding Rear Differential

Postby intimategems [OP] » May 21st 2015, 2:53am

Has anyone done this who could shed some light on how difficult it would be.

I recently purchased a 2003 Chevy Astrovan and am having problems I believe point to the Rear Differential.

Initially we had a sticky caliper that I replaced; however, I have a persistent problem of a thumping when turning in both directions...feels like busted bearings. The axle in the back is where it seems to be coming from and a mechanic that took a quick spin said he was 70% sure it was the rear differential.
Original Poster [OP]
Fueling (1/8 tank)
Fueling (1/8 tank)
Years of Membership: intimategems has been a member for 2 full yearsintimategems has been a member for 2 full years
Posts: 17
Topics: 2
Joined: May 2015
Gender: Male
Year: 2003
Van Make/Model: Chevrolet Astro
Extra Info: 4.3L V6 AWD

  • Similar topics

Re: Rebuilding Rear Differential

Postby chevymaher » May 21st 2015, 3:00am

I have here is the thread. Tolerances and special tools are the hard part.
User avatar
Team Leader
Team Leader
Firing on 8 Cylinders (L7)
Firing on 8 Cylinders (L7)
Years of Membership: chevymaher has been a member for 6 full yearschevymaher has been a member for 6 full yearschevymaher has been a member for 6 full yearschevymaher has been a member for 6 full yearschevymaher has been a member for 6 full yearschevymaher has been a member for 6 full years
Posts: 13239
Topics: 83
Images: 94
Joined: November 2010
Gender: Male
Alias (AKA): chevymaher
Year: 1994
Van Make/Model: GMC Safari
Extra Info: SLE RWD Mercruiser

  • Related topics
    Last post

Return to Parts/Accessories For Sale

It is currently May 29th 2017, 1:20am

Parts/Accessories For Sale Forum
Parts/Accessories For SaleSell Parts For Astro/Safari Vans, Accessories, Auto Parts, Replacement, OEM, Performance Parts, Salvage, Aftermarket.
Moderator: Black89cs
To create a new topic in Parts/Accessories For Sale, click this button:
Previous topic Next topic
Recent Image Attachments
Views: 235
Comments: 0
Date: May 23 '17
Time: 3:11am
» Read last comment
Views: 849
Comments: 2
Date: May 15 '17
Time: 8:33am
» Read last comment
Views: 2693
Comments: 6
Date: May 13 '17
Time: 7:11pm
» Read last comment
Views: 133
Comments: 0
Date: May 13 '17
Time: 4:49am
» Read last comment
Views: 696
Comments: 4
Date: May 13 '17
Time: 1:59am
» Read last comment

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest