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Old October 10th, 2010, 04:33 PM
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gear oil on my front wheel

I noticed gear oil on my front passenger side tire. Incidently it is the left side as the vehicle is a rhd. It appears to be the oil that the swivel ball is in. I know generally after the factory oil starts to leak out the rule of thumb is to put grease in there to lubricate. Anybodies thoughts?
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Old October 10th, 2010, 06:11 PM
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check the axle breathers, I have been running the lucas stabilizer and it seems to have slowed the leaks
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Old October 11th, 2010, 08:58 AM
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Given the leak is on the LH side of the truck, are you sure it is gear oil? I know that gear oil has the signature smell but I had to ask just in case!
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