Here, we're going to add some limited slip differential additive. Then, pour in the gear oil until it starts to run out. Now make sure that the outside of your rear differential is clean so that the gasket can seal properly. Then put it into place and replace those bolts. I have a rubbing noise in the rear somewhere on my 1997 f150 2wd 4. Do so at your own risk! This article has been generously donated by Peter Ferlow.
When I put my truck into drive or reverse there is a huge slamming noise. It helps if you just hit it up into place with a hammer and you'll start to see the fluid trickle out. Using a combination of the screw driver and the hammer, try to pry away the bottom of the cover from the axle. Follow these instructions at your own risk. Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto. Tighten the bolts all one more time to spec, then check each one for tightness. Hi, I'm Mike from 1A Auto.
If you have the 4. It started happening about a month ago. We're going to use a new one that we've just painted, but you can use your old one. However, for off-roading purposes a locker or limited slip differential may be more beneficial. Just try to get as much of that out of there as you can and then wipe down the outside of the differential. Is a quart low enough to ruin any bearings wheel bearings, pinion shaft bearings etc.
Unbolt the rear cover and drain the oil. A stock Cherokee weighs about 3,300 pounds. Then, using your 75W-140 gear oil, just squirt it in. You just want to clean that off. Just try to get as much of that out of there as you can and then wipe down the outside of the differential.
Secondly, a quart low means at some junction your oil is leaking past a seal. I have no idea how to change the differential either, is it hard? We're going to use a new one that we've just painted, but you can use your old one. Then, pour in the gear oil until it starts to run out. I was wondering if there could be other causes. And not sure exactly what that tag is but it probably tells you about the rear end.
Three of them are almost 10K pounds, plus the weight of your trailer which you should know as well. Just keep hammering until when you pull back on the screwdriver it drains. Found in the center of the rear axle housing, the rear differential in the 2003 Ford F-150 requires the use of fully synthetic gear oil. I took it to get state inspection done on it and they said it wouldn't pass because the rear U joint was shot. Unbolt the rear cover and drain the oil. We'll just squirt some directly in and then we're going to take an empty bottle of gear oil and just squirt it into the empty bottle. I went to Napa and they told me it was probably the rear differential but also told me it could be a accelaration problem.
If a leak is detected, the gear oil should be checked. Then just wipe down the area and you're all set. Then fill the bottle all to the halfway mark with some regular gear oil. This task can be time consuming but is overall easy. Three of them are almost 10K pounds, plus the weight of your trailer which you should know as well.
Please feel free to call us toll-free, 888-844-3393. Change Your Differential Fluid This tech article was originally posted at FordF150. Remove the two bolts holding the brake caliper bracket to the wheel hub. At this point you will need to rotate the differential to make sure it spins freely, if it doesn't you will need to start over and make sure everything is seated properly. We're the company that's here for you on the Internet and in person. When it's done draining, remove those last two bolts and then pull your cover off. Once that is done, it's time to break the seal.