Once that is done, it's time to break the seal. Installing a replacement gasket is also optional. The links on this video to products are for informational purposes only and in no way are an endorsement of the safety or effectiveness of the particular product. You'll be in a tough situation if you pull the pan, drain the fluid, re-install the pan then find out you can't get the fill plug out. You must removethe kick panel in the drivers floor board and look up and to theleft in the location of the rectangle plug. Should be in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose. When refilling, remove dipstick to provide adequate venting and allow oil to flow into crankcase.
My factory sealed diff didn't even use a real gasket, only black silicone sealer. The type of oil used in the front differential on four-wheel drive models may be different than what is used in the rear axle. Therefore, viewer agrees to release, waive, and discharge FordTechMakuloco or anyone affiliated with FordTechMakuloco, from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the viewer, or to any property belonging to viewer, regardless of whether the loss is linked to the use of the contents of this video, or otherwise and regardless of whether such liability arises in tort, contract, strict liability, or otherwise, to the fullest extent allowed by law. I started at the bottom, moved up the sides, and finished at the top bolt. . Follow these instructions at your own risk. Change Your Differential Fluid This tech article was originally posted at FordF150.
Gear oil is used in the rear axle differential to lubricate the bearings and ring and pinion gears. Written By: Discalimer: Neither I nor this site takes any responsibility in any damage or actions resulting from this. In no way should the contents of the video, including the tools used, be repeated or tried by anyone. Viewers should only seek the help of a trained professional located at a licensed auto repair shop for any fix, modification, alteration, or any change to their vehicle. The bold is very long and will most likely be snug all the wayout. Approximate dry capacity including transmission fluid cooling system, actual refill capacities will vary based on vehicle application and transmission fluid cooling system.
Tighten the bolts all one more time to spec, then check each one for tightness. There may be other ways, but this is the way that I found best. For that reason I chose Redline 75W90. Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Rear,Dana M80 8. Wipe off oil anywhere you can get to on the gears and walls inside the axle. Low fluid level in the differential may cause it to overheat and fail. Engine Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,6.
Note the position of the two tags on the bolts. Standard Metric Fluid Spec Note Air Cond Refrigerant F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty 1. F150s that are equipped with four-wheel drive also have a front differential that is very similar to the rear. So I put a 40 dollar oil pump on and a 8 dollar sending unit is what fixed it. Loosen the10mm bolt until it releases the connector and allows you to unplugit.
The F150 is a half-ton, full-size pickup truck made by the Ford Motor Company. Procedure: Gather Materials: Put truck in park and apply brake. Your differential could be damaged by using the wrong type or viscosity of gear oil. The old fluid was really black and dirty. The amount of transmission fluid and fluid level should be set by the indication on the dipstick's normal operating range.
Please note that the picture isof a 4. Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Front 5. Then oil should start to drain When it drain all the oil then go ahead and remove the remaining two top bolts. When performing this, you are doing so at your own risk In this how-to I will be showing you my method to replacing the gear oil in your rear differential. Do so at your own risk! This article has been generously donated by Peter Ferlow. Viewers understand that anything contained in this video or linked to or from this video is the sole responsibility of the viewer and in no way provides an express or implied warranty as to the safety or effectiveness of any linked tool, product, or video.
Try to slosh it out or use a few paper towels to absorb it. FordTechMakuloco shall not be liable for any injury, damage, or loss to any person or property that may result from use of the tools, equipment, or any content contained in this video. If you look underthe hood, on the driver side, you will see a rectangle shaped globof wires that are covered by a rubber boot and held in place by a10mm bolt. Axle service interval 30,000 miles or 24 months according to Haynes. Note: Some Ford techs recommend not using the Ford spec 70W140 synthetic due to it not being able to absorb water and possibly leading to corrosion and failure of parts within the axle assembly.