This task can be time consuming but is overall easy. Then put it into place and replace those bolts. If I have to pay for it, I'm definitely not using Ford. Rough Country items are not included in Free Shipping offers. Then we're just going to squirt that mixture into our differential.
Ford calls for a synthetic gear oil to be used in the rear differential on most later model F150s. I noticed the cover on the differential was wet. If it was, oil would be coming out from behind the flange, not in front of it. However, please observe rule 1 when asking for a second opinion. Around 85,000 miles it began to make a whining noise in the rear wheel area. Parts guy did not even look up the part number, and went right to the shelf and grabbed it. There is no specific order.
Be sure to tighten in a crisscross pattern. . Wipe off oil anywhere you can get to on the gears and walls inside the axle. Contributing posters are people who regularly post worthwhile advice. When most of the fluid has run out pry the cover off the axle. The rear differential is located within the rear axle and is the final step for power to reach the rear wheels.
In this video, we're going to show you how to service your rear differential fluid on this 2005 Ford F150. Written By: Discalimer: Neither I nor this site takes any responsibility in any damage or actions resulting from this. You'll see it on the item page as a Vendor Handling fee, and it will show up in the cart below the item s you're ordering. Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii will require an additional charge. As soon as my warranty expired problems have started popping up.
Lie beneath the rear bumper of the truck and slide yourself into position to access the rear differential. Visually inspect and locate the rear-differential fill plug. Take your rear differential cover. Materials needed: - 3 Qrts of 75W-140 Synthetic Gear Oil I used Mobil 1 your truck may call for different fluids - 1 Tube of TransX Friction Modifier for people with limited slip only!!! Ford Motor Company looks for loyalty, but shows non towards thier customers!!!!!!!!! We'll just fast-forward as Mike replaces the rest of those and tightens then up preliminarily. Then fill the bottle all to the halfway mark with some regular gear oil. I took it to the Ford dealer I bought the vehicle from, and the only answer I got was to bring it in for a half day so they could find out what the problem might be. We're pretty flexible and we even enjoy a bit of humor now and again.
I think this is terrible that it is not covered under warranty. Select one of the options below to filter by 'Solved' or 'Unsolved' posts. While the difference is tiny, a car is a precision vehicle, and small variances can do a great deal of damage over the long run. Rear differential began to leak at 65,000 miles of standard use, nothing hard excessive. If that isn't available, provide all you know and explain why.
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. Now back here is your fill cap. Pour two and a half quarts of 75w-140 synthetic gear lube into the differential. If the runners were required to run in their lane for a 400-meter race, the runner in the outside lane would actually have to run 408 meters. Remove the drain pan from underneath the F-150. As the ring, pinion and axles ride on one another, they create a tremendous amount of friction and wear. Then top it off with some more gear oil.
The bottom half of the cover was soaked with oil and he about put his finger right through it! Please contact me using the comment link below with details. Try to slosh it out or use a few paper towels to absorb it. Clean the sealing surfaces with brake cleaner and a rag. I started at the bottom, moved up the sides, and finished at the top bolt. There is a small pocket in the diff that holds half a cup of oil in the bottom. As the ring, pinion and axles ride on one another, they create a tremendous amount of friction and wear. Installing a replacement gasket is also optional.