Does anyone know how to take out the pinion shaft in a front differential of a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4?

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Asked by Jan 24, 2014 at 04:58 AM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT SB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Trying to replace inner shaft coming out of differential and can't get it out. Watch video saying I could probably take out the pinion shaft and i would be able to slide that inner shaft right out. Most videos i've watched shows a pin or screw holding it in but mine doesn't have one.

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If it doesn't have one it has sheared the pin off. It was there but now it's going to be nasty to get out.

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But in the hole where there should be something I can see all the way through it so I don't believe anything is stuck in there

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