can I change just the rear pumpkin on base model 2002 vitara instead of entire rear axle?


Asked by Jul 13, 2013 at 08:23 AM about the 2002 Suzuki Vitara 4 Dr JLX 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

someone told me you have to have special tools when chengeing just pumpkin, I found pumpkin(no axles) or found entire rearend.Are special tools needed or can you just change pumpkins?

5 Answers


Is it a complete thirdmember or does it have carrier bolts an caps to remove ring gear from axle tube?

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful. I could find on the subject. And it's not exactly great

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer

Good question Jayson, let's hope he answers you.

Jayson, I found's specific 2002 Suzuki GV...what do you think? Click on it

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

If thats the same as he has its complete thirdmember just have to make sure gear ratio is same on used tirdmemer as his old one.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • can you drive a suzuki grand vitara with the rear axles removed 2 answers

    i have a rumbling noise in the rear of the vehicle. dealer changed differential and wheel bearings. noise still there. they are now gooing to remove the rear axles and drive the car to see if the nois...

    2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Base 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Grand vitara Rear axle hub and gear removal 2 answers

    i'm having trouble removing the rear axle hub. i am having trouble removing the retaining nut on the differential. i need to know if the nut was made left or right hand thread. i am going to the right...

    Suzuki Grand Vitara


    Maintenance & Repair

  • what should it cost to repair a rear axle seal? 10 answers

    2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4 Dr JLX 4WD SUV


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 Suzuki grand vitara front brakes 1 answer

    New front brakes and rotor... just replaced hub, inner tie rods, outer tie rods, on both sides... bled the brakes and got a small amount of air from both sides... now the brakes hum on the right s...

    2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara Limited 4WD


    Maintenance & Repair

  • any problems with rear axle 1 answer

    has any one had problems with deflection of the rear axle (where the pumpkin is lower than the center line of the tires)

    1991 GMC Vandura G25


    Maintenance & Repair


Looking for a Used Vitara in your area?

CarGurus has 50 nationwide Vitara listings starting at $3,950.


Search Suzuki Vitara Questions

Suzuki Vitara Experts

#1 Jayson1777
Reputation 30
#2 maraguez
Reputation 10
#2 Michael Mierzejewski
Michael Mierzejewski
Reputation 10
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Suzuki Grand Vitara"
21 Great Deals out of 434 listings starting at $2,700
Used Chevrolet Tracker"
325 listings starting at $2,999
Used Toyota RAV4"
1,188 Great Deals out of 49,062 listings starting at $2,499
Used Jeep Liberty"
371 Great Deals out of 9,209 listings starting at $998
Used Suzuki XL-7"
8 Great Deals out of 648 listings starting at $2,499
Used Honda CR-V"
1,504 Great Deals out of 80,986 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Accord"
1,265 Great Deals out of 78,694 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota 4Runner"
365 Great Deals out of 18,996 listings starting at $2,200
Used Kia Sportage"
263 Great Deals out of 15,203 listings starting at $950
Used Jeep Wrangler"
463 Great Deals out of 16,413 listings starting at $3,400

Used Cars For Sale