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Q: Removal of the rear axle from the rear deferential, any special way to do so? Pulling on it doesn't work.

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We are replacing the rear deferential and need to get the axle out.

My car has an automatic transmission.

A: There is a special axle remover tool or a s...

There is a special axle remover tool or a slide hammer that can cause the axle to release from the housing.

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