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3. To remove the unit bearing on a Jeep, Dodge, or GM vehicle, you first need to remove the big nut that screws onto the end of the axle stub shaft. The axles require a large socket, and some have a small cotter pin that holds the nut in place. Almost every nut on this Dodge AAM 9.25 axle also suffered from rust, so liberal amounts of your favorite lubricant nut buster are recommended.