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1993 Ford F-350 4x4

How does one check or add gear lube to the rear end, my diff. cover is solid with no plug., was this one of Fords better ideas...lol

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Look on the passenger side up about 6 inches from the bottom of the rearend.. it takes either a big allen wrench or a 3/8 socket..take that plug out and stick a piece of wire down in there or your little finger to test where level is . thanks jerry holler if you have more

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