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How do you add fluid to front differental on 2001 oldsmobile aurora?

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  • dunderground Nov 19, 2009

    I took the wheels off with the car on jack stands put it into gear and let the axels turn. it is coming from the transmission side. there is grease under there like it could be a cv joint but everyone seems to think the cv joint wouldnt cause a roaring noise only a clickeing poppind sound especially when i turn. it doesnt do that only starts a roaring noise above 30 mph.a Thanks for all your help

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The front differential is the transmission.This is checked when the engine is at normal operating temperature with the vehicle running in park.Remove the dip stick and add til it gets to the full hot mark.This takes Dextron 3 automatic trans.fluid.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

Testimonial: "i was told it was seperate. thanks. i have a bad roaring going from there. dont think it is CV joint, you have any ideas?"

  • Salvador Quintanilla Nov 19, 2009

    It is probably a bad hub bearing.

  • Salvador Quintanilla Nov 19, 2009

    While you have it up on stands take you hands and grab the front wheel on top and bottom and see if it moves when you push in and out with your hands.Both front wheels.If there is any movement you have a bad hub bearing.Another thing you can do is when driving if the noise changes when you turn left or right.Then it is a bearing.

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