It doesn't hurt to put it in. Replace the plug and you're finished. Clean the pan and magnet thoroughly, and replace the pan gasket. Check the hub for wear. Your local parts store will be able to conffirm the correct lube and the quantity, approximately 2-4 quarts depending on what size ring gear you have. If a limited-slip differential, the left side clutch may be grabbing somewhat.
You want to cycle it through once like that so everything gets right. First repair occurred at 34,000 miles. Keeping the axle topped off will keep the pinion bearing immersed in gear oil. All require drilling a hole in … the pan. I'm assuming that this is an automatic transmission. Pull the tire off, remove the disc brake caliper, and remove the hub.
The truck tends to pull to the left, and the suspension is always preloaded from the additional stress. At one point, while sitting at a traffic light, I proceeded to accelerate after the light turned green and the truck didn't go anywhere, but after a few seconds the truck slammed into gear and spun the rear tires. After it's been removed and cleaned there are a number of different drain plugs that can be installed. He was told this would correct the problem. When I arrived in bozeman, mt on 7-2-03 I was having problems with the wiring. If it makes you feel better, refill with a cheap 80W-90 like I did, drive it a few days, and drain again.
I was also going to buy a gasket for the rear diff whil I was there and they didn't have that either. Rear axle additives are designed for use in limited slip differentials which are normally installed in cars. Nothing we do is secret. This is not the same as the 8. Dealer is recommending that the gear oil be changed. They may be more friendly to your ideas.
It's a relatively easy job. A traction lock limited slip differential takes the synthetic 75w140. Oct 10, 2013 You probably have a limited slip differential. Place a call to our experts or request your quote. The assemblies we have in stock that are provided to you include the following ratios: 3.
I know more often is better, but I also don't wish to create extra work or expense for myself. Your problem comes from lack of limited slip additive in the differential fluid. If it is the pinion take it to a shop imo, they're not terrible to change but if it leaks then it's on them and not you. Removing the fuzz and generally tidying up in there is good for your confidence. Installations are much easier when a used differential has a warranty with it. Drive some tight figure 8 s after the fluid change, to let the additive work into the vari-lok differentials.
I would really like to buy a cheaper product if it will do the same job. Since you are experiencing noise it might not be that bad of an idea to pull the cover and look for any excessive wear, and check the magnet in the cover for shavings. For the number of times you would change out the fluid the cost is minimal. Do a search on here and read all about it, there is a ton of good information on here already posted. Don't no if this will create a problem later or not but gear patern must have changed. In anycase it will not hurt a thing.
There should be a pronounced warning of this or an engineering solution. The ring and pinion are only one size at 8. Depending on how many miles you have on, especially if this is the first gear oil change, there will be a lot of filings on the magnets. No one can remove all of the rust patterns that evolve on used components, but the quality is well above the national average. Again this site is awesome, do a search and you can find a ton of great information on here. To drain the differential you will have to pull the rear cover.