Did my rear diff in!

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  1. moparmangamble

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg Worked 11 hours today and went for a joyride. Hit second gear with the hammer dropped and BOOM! Broke the aluminum cast diff and grenaded the internals. Pinion maybe? No power to the rear. I'll look at it more tomorrow.
     
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    This is the second one this week that we have seen on the forum. I really hope this isn't a new weak point...going to be terrible having to replace that.
     
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    I would bet the spyder gears. That is, if my past experiences with dodge/ram rears tells me anything.
     
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    Covered under warranty?
     
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    Who else did it? I searched but couldn't find anything. See what the dealer says on Monday.
     
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    TallCool1 Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member Nat'l Hellcat Tech Advisor HCC Charter Member

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    Bummer at least easy warranty fix.
     
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    Are you stock?
     
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    5 year, 60,000 Mike powers rain. 3/36 bumper to bumper. Man that sucks but you have peeked my interest and I am listening!! Thank you for sharing the issue even though your car is disabled
     
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    I'm stock right now. Waiting for my PCM, then have all parts to get north of 1000 hp. I'll post when finished.
     
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    What is so "terrible" about swapping a rear?
     
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    Did you have a squeak when coming on and off the power before the failure? It looks like your mount broke in the same place as mine
     

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    My dealer was really good about mine, the diff took 4 days to arrive and a price tag around $3000 cnd
     
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    Tech should get star involved with repairs, I bet this part is on restriction or watched for stock orders. Chrysler monitors potential and can more suited to be preemptive with parts availability. Let us know what is the fix and end result as to what the heck happened

    Your info is valuable to me because I have a m6 car also
     
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    Are these auto or manual cars ?
     

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