Do you have the 100K warranty ?
There may be a pinion shaft for the front diff, but normally the pinion is in the read diff, ring and pinion.
I posted a photo of mine in the long term, how are they holding up thread in the sticky at the top of this forum last week.
check post 3286
199,000 May 12 new ej257 short block, Aug 11 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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