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Old 04-21-2016, 02:33 PM   #11
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and for those who might not know, is it possible/feasible to ONLY replace the carrier bearing?
Probably, but its so much easier to get one w/ the bearing already pressed on & w/ the correct distance. As w/o the correct placement you'll either have a leak or it'll make it easier for the shaft to pop out the transaxle or the bearing isn't sufficiently pressed on the shaft.
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and for those who might not know, is it possible/feasible to ONLY replace the carrier bearing?
I crossed the Ford# to this some time ago...
Amazon.com: 6G913C083Aa - Ball Bearing For Front Drive Shaft (45X75X19) For Ford - Febest: Amazon Video

The bearing looks like it's pressed on as far as it will go, if you own a press then it might be cost/time effective. Otherwise buying another axle is easier.

On the reman axle I have the bearing is secured with a snap ring in a groove they machined on the shaft. I took the ring off and the bearing was pretty tight so there's no chance of it moving. It still makes me wonder if a newly pressed bearing would walk without extra security?
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+ How many ppl are going to remove the old & press on a new? You still need to remove the axle anyhow.
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