Axle shafts may need replacing for a variety of different reasons. On vehicles that do heavy work or endure other extreme use you can actually break an axle or strip the splines or teeth. More often the bearing wears out and spins on the axle ruining bearing mount surface useless.

Our axles are NEW. They are made to the same specifications in high strength alloy. Shipped to your door.

Specifications:

  • Fits LH (Driver Side) or RH (Passenger Side)
  • Replaces dealer part number: 12471369
  • Design Type: C-Clip
  • Length: 33-5/8" (Inches)
  • Axle Shaft Splines: 30
  • Wheel Stud Provisions: 6
  • Direct fit for GM 10 bolt, 8.6 inch ring gear axle
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Buyer will need to swap over original wheel studs (not included)

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Rotor (0:46)
    • Loosen the lug nut covers and pull the hub cap free
    • Remove two 12mm bolts from the brake caliper
    • Use either a C-clamp to squeeze the rotor or a screwdriver to pry the brake caliper off
    • Pry out the brake pads with a flat head screwdriver
    • Use a piece of pipe to remove two 18mm bolts from the caliper bracket
    • Pull the caliper bracket and rotor off
  2. step : Removing the Differential Cover (2:25)
    • Remove 10 to 12 13mm bolts from the differential cover
    • NOTE: Use an extension for the higher bolts-if rusty, use a cold chisel to knock the rust off each side
    • Place a drip pan below the differential cover before removing the bottom bolts
    • Using a chisel, hammer out one side on the bottom of the differential cover
    • Replace the bolt at the top of the differential cover
    • Using a chisel, hammer out the other side on the bottom of the differential cover
    • Let the fluid drain out
    • Once drained, pry out on the bottom and remove the top bolt
    • Pull the cover down and out
  3. step : Cleaning the Differential (5:15)
    • Vacuum the differential for any debris
    • Clean the differential with a rag, leaving the rag there when finished
    • Using a razor blade cut off the differential gasket
    • Wire-brush any leftover residue from the gasket and remove the rag
  4. step : Removing the Axle (5:55)
    • Put the vehicle in neutral and rotate the chuck to find and remove the 8mm bolt
    • Pull the differential pins down and out
    • Push the axle in
    • Rotate the chuck around using the dry shaft to find the C-clamps
    • Use a stick magnet to pull the C-clip out of the axle you want to replace
    • Pull the axle free
  5. step : Installing the Axle (6:56)
    • Lift the axle up and try not to drag it on the seal
    • Find the carrier bearings and push the axle into place, further than it should go
    • Put the C-clip back in place and pull the axle back out, placing the C-clip into place
    • Replace the differential pins
  6. step : Reinstalling the Differential Cover (8:46)
    • Place RTV all around with no gaps unless using a new differential cover
    • Circle RTV around each bolt hole
    • Put the differential cover into place and replace the top bolt to hold it
    • Replace all of the 13mm bolts
    • Put the harness back into place for the top bolt
    • Tighten the bolts and torque each to 15ft/lbs in a crossing pattern
  7. step : Replacing the Differential Fluid (10:20)
    • Remove the filler plug with a 3/8 inch ratchet
    • Replace the differential fluid until it pours over the side
    • Make sure the fluid is to the top of the filler hole
    • Replace the cap and tighten with a 3/8 inch ratchet
  8. step : Reinstalling the Rotor (11:19)
    • Twist on a lug nut to hold the rotor
    • Put the caliper bracket into place using two 18mm bolts
    • Torque the 18mm bolts to 85 ft/lbs
    • Push the brake pads back into place
    • Put the caliper back into place and replace the two 12mm bolts
    • Torque the 12mm bolts to 30ft/lbs
    • Put the wheel back into place and replace the lug nuts
    • Torque each lug nut to 100 ft/lbs in a crossing pattern
    • Replace the hubcap and tighten each lug nut cover
  9. step : Testing the Vehicle (13:24)
    • Before driving on the road, pump the brake pedal until it firms up
    • Do a stopping test from 5mph and 10mph

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Magnet - Extendable
  • Chisel
  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper
  • Drain Pan
  • Hammer
  • Large C-Clamp
  • Wire Brush

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Gear Oil
  • Cloth Rags

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)
  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions
  • 3/8 Inch Drive Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 18mm Socket
  • 12mm Socket
  • 22mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Vacuum

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Is this front or rear?
Deborah G on Mar 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This listing is for a rear axle. Thank you!

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This part replaces:

  • Hollander 447-02457
  • OE # 12471369
  • Dorman 630-120
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Brand #: 630-120

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