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Old 07-17-18, 10:29 AM
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i just replaced front differential on my 99 lx470 and when i filled it with gear oil and drove it about 6 miles i noticed it was leaking from [nner axle shaft , did i overfil?

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i just replaced front differential on my 99 lx470 and when i filled it with gear oil and drove it about 6 miles i noticed it was leaking from [nner axle shaft , did i overfil?
How much gear oil did you add?
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almost 2 quarts, specs say 1.8 qts and it brought it up to fill plug, if overfilled will it come out at the axle shaft seal?
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almost 2 quarts, specs say 1.8 qts and it brought it up to fill plug, if overfilled will it come out at the axle shaft seal?
Fluid should be within ~ 1/4" up to the bottom of the fill plug...not possible to overfill obviously past the bottom.

Sounds to me to be more like the shaft seal.

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