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Where do i put the differential gear oil

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Front Differential Oil Change where do i put the differential gear oil - dd7e0eb.gif

  1. Before changing or inspecting oil, be sure to stop engine and lift vehicle horizontally.
  2. With vehicle lifted up, check leakage. If leakage exists, correct it. NOTE: Whenever vehicle is hoisted for any other service work than oil change, also be sure to check for oil leakage.
  3. Remove oil filler plug (2).
  4. Remove drain plug (1), and drain old oil.
  5. Apply sealant to thread of drain plug (1), and tighten it to specified torque.Tightening torque Differential oil drain plug a: 23 Nm (2.3 kg-m, 17.0 ft. lbs.)
  6. Pour new specified oil until oil level reaches bottom of oil filler plug hole (3) as shown in figure. NOTE:
    • Hypoid gear oil must be used for differential.
    • It is highly recommended to use API GL-5 80W-90 gear oil.
Differential oil specification: API GL-5 (For SAE classification, refer to viscosity chart [A] in figure.)

Differential oil capacity (Reference): 0.9 - 1.1 liters (1.9/1.6 - 2.3/1.9 US/Imp. pt.)

  1. Apply sealant to thread of level / filler plug, and then tighten it to specified torque. A: Sealant 99000-31260SUZUKI Bond No.1217G Tightening torque Differential oil level / filler plug b: 23 Nm (2.3 kg-m, 17.0 ft. lbs.)

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    Rear Differential Oil Change
    The point which is different from the front differential is described.

    Differential oil capacity (Reference)
    [For 4WD model]: 0.8 - 0.9 liters (1.7/1.4 - 1.9/1.6 US/Imp. pt.)

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On the differential you should find two square plugs. One is lower than the other to check the level of the oil. If you open it and it comes out or you stick your finger in and feel the fluid you are ok. The second is higher up and is removed to replace fluid. You will have to use a funnel with a narrow bottom. When filling, open the lower hole and fill until it comes out of that hole.

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SOURCE: refill gear oil in rear differential on 2003 ford mustang gt

The differential will have a plug in the driver's side of the housing that is removed with a 3/8" drive ratchet or square drive. Be sure you know what type of fluid is recommended for your vehicle. It will depend on whether it is a locking differential or standard.

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II think I would try some Motorcraft XL-3 Friction Modifier. That is what Ford uses to fix the same problem in their Limited Slip differentials. You can find it online or at any parts house that carries Motorcraft.

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