Kit includes the following parts: 1 - Pinion gear bearing 1 - O-ring seal 1 - O-ring seal diff case 2 - Seals axle to diff 1 - Pinion gear seal 1- Pinion gear nut 1 - Collapsible spacer Need help? Initially we thought the noise to be a bad wheel bearing, however upon further inspection we found the noise was emanating from the rear differential. I did a little more research and it looks like it was used in some Jaguars as well. More than any other car. I only drive locally to and from work, and have never driven the vehicle off road! In early 2015 the rover began to make a whining noise from the rear axle. The new gears are stronger, longer lasting and run quieter than the original gears. This may be caused by deterioration of the pinion tail bearing. They said it was fully maintained and serviced at the appropriate miles.
I got 130 multi point inspection by the Honda dealer where I bought the car for the humming noise coming from the back. We would recommend that your mechanic contact us directly and we will coordinate the project with him. Took the vehicle to the dealership and they advised what I thought that it was. This has to be removed so special tools that locks the crankshaft in place can be installed see that here in this image. This kit makes more sense, you have it apart fix it right first time. Ive only driven it 8,000 miles and the drive train is now humming and whirling.
You can usually find them on eBay. They said it was fully maintained and serviced at the appropriate miles. This is clearly a safety issue that could endanger other drivers on the road and the occupant of this vehicle. Front differential or power transfer unit repairs are less common. There is a technical bulletin that lr has distributed to address this issue. And it took how many deaths before a recall was issued?? The suggested repairs were at least a rear differential rebuild but may need an entire unit if damaged beyond rebuilding.
Parts of this document have been redacted to protect personally identifiable information pursuant to the freedom of information act foia , 5 u. This kit may fit some Volvo applications as well. I'm disappointed with the ethical decisions this company is making. If this is such a well known issue. These are high grade bearings, not made in China. If you have questions you would like to ask me about this job, I would be happy to answer them.
There is nothing out there in print form or videos of how to repair this differential. It is a safety hazard and Land Rover should fix it. I've owned a fair number of vehicles and do know a number of auto mechanics. They found the service bulletin number 21—9 that described a noise near the back of the engine. I looked this up online and was shocked to see that this was a potential rear differential failure and was even more shocked that it appears to be an epidemic with the vehicle.
It seems there should be a recall on the rear differential issue to resolve the problem. These units require nothing other than regular gear oil for proper lubrication. However, I ask that you try to do it via email. In conclusion the repair for the differential is very expensive. No one seems to have ever heard of rear differential failing at approximately 50K miles.
When looking over old bearings noticed two different brands, for the cost why wouldn't a person replace all of them at the same time. Protecting Consumers Lemon Law and Consumer Fraud Mr. All bearings and seals are new high quality products. I was not aware of the rdiff issues they seems to be known to have. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see our latest Land Rover projects.
These are also available for rent from us. If any of this is damaged, Volvo recommends replacing the engine. There are thousands in need of repair and some have had theirs repaired multiple times. Action: In the event of a customer concern of the above, refer to the Repair Procedure outlined below to replace the rear differential pinion tail bearing. It seems there should be a recall on the rear differential issue to resolve the problem. I would highly recommend this over other other products and sites. It turns out that the same engine was used in his Land Rover.
I noticed a loud, high pitched, humming sound while traveling at high speeds. After searching online I found that this is a common problem with 2008 Lr2, and shoud be on recall!. I took it to an independent shop and they said that these Land Rover are infamous in having these problems. The car was unsafe to drive - they found that, when they ordered the replacement part, the supplier is getting this problem on this model 4-5 times per month. Volvo sells the bearing here as one assembly it cannot be purchased separately.