Kent-Moore J-45859 Axle Shaft Remover / Installer for GM.
On 8.6" rear axles with VSES, the VSES tone ring swells when contacted by gear lube, and acts as a secondary oil seal by swelling onto the axle shaft. In order to perform any rear axle service that requires the axle shaft be removed, the axle shaft must be forced inward to remove the C-lock, then pulled out to remove it from the tube. J-45859 is attached to the flange, and used with J-2619-O1 (available separately) Slide Hammer to move the axle shaft in the desired direction. Applications: 2003 C/K, 2005 S/T w/VSES.