How often should a 4 wheel drive fluid flush be done on a rear differential?
Generally every 30000 miles unless you have synthetic fluid, and the transfer case as well.
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Answer . \nIt's call AutoTrac Fluid available at the GM dealer for about $8.00 a qt.
The rear differential fluid goes directly into the rear differential. There is normally an inset plug that has a square drive on it that accepts a 3/8" ratchet or ratchet extension. Remove this plug. If fluid comes out, you do not need to add any. If no fluid comes out, add enough of the fluid recom…mended by your vehicle manufacturer (normally 80/90 gear lube, but not always) where you took out the plug, until it starts to seep out the plug hole. Replace the plug and you're finished. (MORE)
Answer . \nFirst, you need to purchase a transmission filter and gasket kit and about 5 quarts of Mercon V transmission fluid. Make sure you get the right gasket, there are two transmissions for a 1997 Explorer. (one has 16 bolts for the pan and one has 18) Place an oil pan and a lot of newspaper… under the transmission. Make sure it is cool. Remove the catalytic converter heat shield from the lip around the transmission pan. It's clipped on. Remove the bolts from the front of the pan first. Loosen the rear ones, but don't remove them yet, because this way you can let the pan hang down and drain. The pan may need to be pried loose, but support it with your hands and be sure not to bend or damage the pan or gasket surface. May be very messy. Remove rear bolts. Clean pan with solvent, and also there should be a magnet in the pan to collect metal sludge. Clean it. Remove the old filter, held in by one screw, and a spacer and o-rings behind it. Put the new filter in, don't forget the spacer and new o-rings. Clean and dry the gasket surfaces and remove any old sealant or gasket. Replace the pan and heat shield and torque the bolts to 108-132 inch pounds. Be very careful to never get any dirt or debris in the transmission. Add fluid very slowly in filler tube and chech level often. After adding 3 1/2 to 4 quarts start engine and, while holding brake down, move through all the gears and return it to park. Check fluid level with dipstick with engine idling and transmission in park. Don't fill to operating level yet, leave it low because you won't get a true reading until you drive 15-20 minutes to warm it up. When its warm check the level again and add to the crosshatched area on the dipstick. It's very important not to overfill or underfill it because this will cause foaming and bad shifting and damage the transmission. (MORE)
First, check with any and all car manufacturers. You may be surprised that "flushing" is not recommended; or if it is, it will be at around 150,000 miles. And the so-called flushing has many detractors, many who say there is a good chance of engine destruction because of the flushing process. Consi…der that as long as the tran fluid is clear and pink, it doesn't need anything done to it. Flushing, in general, is asking for big time trouble. Defiantly agreed DO NOT FLUSH TRANSMISSION also ammaco in SLC UT 600s 300w Will scam you out of your money (MORE)
If you don't have an owners manual, try this... Answer The drain plug on the bottom says D2, which I assume stands for dexron 2. But being its not made anymore, you can use the current version of dexron 2 instead. You could also use ATF + 3, which is made by the makers of dexron... up to you, ne…ither will hurt the transmission. I have a 98 Cherokee 4x4 and I am about to change the transmission filter and fluid. From what the owners manual says, I should use dextron III or Mercon fluid, same as for the transfer case, ( if it's a NP231 case). I considered using Mobil 1 synthetic trans fluid, but it does indeed say on the back of the Mobil 1 container Mercon V. I don't believe that it is the same as the other Mercon I,II,III etc. but I may be wrong. I am going to stay with what the owners manual says. So I purchased Valvoline Dex/Merc fluid which coinsides with the owners manual. By the way, I believe that all jeep Cherokee's from 1993 and up to 2000, used AW4 4 speed transmission's. It's Japanese and is very strong, as is the Command-Trac NP231 4X4 transfer case, which is as American as apple pie, made in America by New Process. However, if you have a Cherokee with full time/part time 4X4 , then you have the NP242 transfer case. This case is a bit more complex than the NP231, so the fluid requirements may be different. (MORE)
Answer . \nDepends on whether it is a manual or A/T. If it is an A/T it more than likely uses Dexron III. Check your owner's manual, or call a GM dealer to be sure
Answer . Valvoline recomends 15,000-30,000 depending on how hard the vehicle is used...I do mine about every 30,000
What fluid to use in a M5OD transmission . Mobil 1 ATF formulated for Mercon/Dexron III is good, but anything that is certified as "Mercon/Dexron III" compatible should be ok.
Wheel alaignment frequency . If you are noticing any uneven wear on outer edges or center of tread even though you have been diligent in keeping air pressures correct and have not hit a curb with any force or found a mega pothole. Also good idea before purchasing any new set of tires
Answer . Be more specific, Are you talking about the transfer case, transmission, or front differential?
Should you flush the transmission fluid if it has not been done yet 1999 Pontiac Sunfire 125000 miles?
NO! \n. \nAbsolutly not. Drain all the fluid out, replace the filter, and pour in fresh fluid. Do not flush this transmission. It has too many miles on it for a flush. You may stir up trouble with a flush.\n. \n Also \n. \nI would add a second filter from The Magnefine Filter System as we…ll. (MORE)
Can you replace front tires only on a all time 4 wheel drive quad trac Jeep Cherokee Will a difference in diameter between front and rear tires damage the transfer case and or differential?
Can you as in are you able to? Yes if a tire shop will take the risk of doing it. Is it recommended? NO. I have personally seen this cause transfer case issues in Chrysler vehicles. The rule most will follow on this is that there can not be any more than 3/32" tread depth difference between any two …tires on a four wheel drive vehicle. Especially an all time four wheel drive. On most lock in, lock out, 4wd vehicles it could be pulled off simply by not using the four wheel drive until you replace the other 2 tires. Its certainly not recommended but it can be done with minimal risk as your not changing the diameter of the tires being turned with force from the transfer case. However, when you're always in 4wd you ARE changing the rates at which each differential is turning, not signifacantly, but enough for a weak drive train (which Chrysler is known for) to take issue, and cause you very expensive drive train repairs. My best advice, bite the bullett and get 4. If you absolutely can't and must have new tires, plan to purchase the other two tires ASAP after replacing the front two. Just don't leave two different diameter tires on an AWD vehicle for an extended time. (MORE)
Depends on Model \n. \nAutomatic Transmission, 4L80E Initial Fill 7.7 Qts \nTotal Fill ... 14.0 Qts [US, liquid] = 13.2489 liters\n. \nAutomatic Transmission, 4L60, 60E Initial Fill 5.0 Qts \nTotal Fill ... 11.0 Qts [US, liquid] = 10.4098 liters\n. \nCheck it out Here \n. \nHope This Helps.
What is the preload on the pinion bearing and the backlash on the crownwheel and pinion inside the rear differential of a 1997 ford explorer 4 wheel drive?
Preload for pinion bearing . The shim between the inner bearing and the pinion is critical and ifit's lost you need special tools to set the pinion depth. replace thebearings and seal with an new crush sleeve thighten the pinion nutuntil the sleeve crushes and you can't move the pinion up and dow…n.Then very slowly tighten the pinion nut checking the rotational torque.You will need an inch pound torque wrench, when the preload is correctit should take between 20-25 inch pounds of torque to rotate thepinion. If you get it too tight you need to replace the crush sleeveand start over. Proper bearing preload and gear mesh are critical. (MORE)
When I did this at firestone the most common intervals were 30,60,90k, etc... Answer Your best best is to check out your owner manual for any type of service schedule, but if you can't find it go to driverside.com and enter in your make/model/year. They have a service schedule that's pretty good,… and you can also record what you do so you have a good history report for when you want to sell your car down the road. (MORE)
4HI if you have to. 4LO should only be for very bad conditions where you could be stuck. If you can get by using only 2wd then do that. The least you use the 4WD the better, but it sure is very helpful when you need it.
More than likely, if it is a pickup. the vehicle is rear wheel drive. Two ways you can determine: (1) Look under the hood, if the engine does not sit "sideways", it is rear wheel drive; (2) look under the vehicle from behind, if you see a differential hump between the rear wheels, it is rear wheel d…rive. (MORE)
There is an electric solenoid that engages the front axle. Most likely that is what is bad. The unscrew out of the front axle and its a pretty easy fix. When you get it out, there are 2 wires on it, 1 pos and 1 neg. You can hook it up to a battery to test it.
If, as you say, it needs doing then it should be done as soon as possible. Brake fluid seldom needs changing though it does degenerate over time, mainly by absorbing moisture. The precise detail will be in your manual. The fluid reservoir needs checking topping up occasionally and certainly will… require it after a brake pad change. (MORE)
I do belive that they are vacum controled, so drive forward and go on & of the gas whilst pushing lever out of 4x4 if that dont work go into reverse a little gas then into drive should go into 2 wheel drive then ,works like this on mine
Most UK vehicles, the recommendation period is two years for mineral brake fluid. Silicon fluid should not need changing as it does not absorb water.
-Raise and support the vehicle. -Remove rear wheels and disc brakes or drums . -Drain differential oil. Remove differential cover. -In the differential housing there is an 8mm lock bolt that holds the pinion shaft in place remove that. -Remove the pinion shaft. -Remove the C-lock from the button end… of the axle shaft. For that you will have to push in on the axle shaft. It will move freely with the pinion shaft out. The pinion shaft holds the two axle shafts apart. -With the C-lock out you can pull the axle shaft out. - You will need an axle bearing puller to remove the bearing. Pull the bearing and the oil seal out. -Clean everything nice and neat with brake parts cleaner. Wipe with clean towel. -Install new bearing and oil seal. You will need a bearing and race setter. (It helps to freeze the bearing before installation.) -Install the clean axle shaft. -Install C-lock. -Install pinion shaft. -Install pinion shaft lock bolt. Use blue thread locker paste so it doesn't come loose from the vibration. -Remove the remaining of the gasket from the differential and pan. Use a razor blade don't scratch it. -Install gasket and differential cover. -Add the differential oil. -Install brake rotors or drums, tires. If you have any doubts take it to a shop. You have to be really precise. (MORE)
Alignments the manufacture suggests every 6 months. I work at a place that does alignments and I only do them if I see irregular tire wear (might be too late at this point), or if the truck pulls, but the alignment could be out and the vehicle goes straight down the road. So there is no Good answer.… I would at least get an alignment done when new tires are installed and/or new front end parts are done. Hope this helps. (MORE)
don't know exactly what ur asking but the difference is the weight just like motor oil the heavy and thicker the harder for the parts to move but provides better protection on the gears so you need just the right weight usally ur car's manual will tell u what u need if not call ur local parts store …there computers look almost any vechile, tractor or trailers these days. (MORE)
I would change it. A lot of people neglect on changing gear oil. Most manufacturers recommend changing it, mileage varies, check your owners manual.
Yes it can be done, but is never a good idea. It is always less expensive to sell your existing 2WD and purchase a 4WD. yes you can bout it will be some money
Can you replace front tires only on a all time 4 wheel drive Ford Escape Hybrid Will a difference in diameter between front and rear tires damage the transfer case and or differential?
Using tires of differing dimensions may cause damage to the powertrain and/or the constant-variable transmission systems. Additionally, the fuel management system will suffer from reduced effectiveness, the antilock brake and vehicle stability control systems may not function correctly, and the tire… pressure monitor system may give inconsistent warnings. While all tires should be replaced at the same time, if only two tires will be replaced, they should be replaced with identical make and model tires to avoid problems with the vehicle and potentially serious safety risks. (MORE)
depending on the model, you must fill it from the trunk. There are 1 or 2 removal plates above the top up filler on the diff that are in your trunk. Awkward, messy and poorly designed as you have remove/empty everything from yourr trunk to get at that point.
In the Haynes Manual it is identified as "Honda CVT Fluid" - I'm sure there is a commerical equivelant but you'd have to ask you local mechanic or auto parts store.
When refering to "service" I assume you mean fluid change and/or check. I check my fluid every oil change and change my fluid twice a year. Granted i use mine very hard offroad. I also prefer running synthetic fluid, but check with a dealership and make sure yours doesn't take a special lubricant.
Only off a cliff; if your differential siezes your rear end falls off a millisecond later.
Whatever spec fluid is called for in the owner's or factory service manual. Synthetics are best.
Yes. They generally have two, one for each axle. On some vehicles they may even have a third differential, in the transmission shaft between the two axles.
under the jeep your transfer case remove the bolt with an Allen hole in it with and Allen socket. the fluid should run out of the hole. if you remove the bottom bolt you will drain your transfer case. if you remove the top bolt then you will be able to check it and will not have to refil it.
With unidirectional tread tires, LR switches with LF, and RR switches with RF. With omnidirectional tread tires, the rear wheels are transferred forwards and remain on their original side, while the front tire are crossed over to their opposite rear side.
The differential is part of the transmission gear train. It does not have a separate motor.
Only in very deep Sand or snow because u need alot more tourq to move
Fire hydrants should be flushed prior to every use, before the hose is connected. Most municipalities have a maintenance program in effect, whereby each fire hydrant is inspected, flushed, greased, and winterized(in cold climate areas) annually.
That depends on the vehicle and driving conditions. Check yourowner's manual. It could be at 12,000 miles or at 80,000 miles.
The differential is the 3rd member of the power train: 1) Engine 2) Transmission 3) Rear end/ differential If you look under the rear (of a rear wheel drive) vehicle you will see a large ball with tubes extending to the wheels. Looks like and refered to as the "bango" that is the differential. Ins…ide are the gears and bearings that control the actions of transferring power from the transmission and driveshaft to the wheels (MORE)
What size Allen wrench is used to check rear differential fluid in a 1998 Chevy s10 2.2 4-cylinder 5 speed?
That plug should not require an Allen wrench to remove it. Your 3/8" drive ratchet wrench should fit that plug perfectly.
My son's 1999 Chevy Tahoe is having a replacement rear-end put in this week. $1100.
If the driveshaft is removed then there is nothing to stop the transfur case fluid from running out while driving and that will burn up the transfur case. Your answer is NO.
Once every 2 years if you drive less than 5km trips or drive in winter. Otherwise once every 4 years/64,000 km should be fine. This recommendation is for 2006-2008 Rav4.
if you're driving on dry pavement you shouldnt be in 4WD in the first place because your front wheels will bind up. But if you're driving around town in snow or something where you need traction you should use 4 HIGH. 4 LOW shouldn't ever be used above like 20 MPH.
Rear bearings fail very rarely. It fails usually when you load your car over the limit, drive on bumpy roads regularly or tow heavy trailers. You need to change bearing only if it is causing problems otherwise do not worry about it. People have camries with over 200k miles and never change rear b…earings. (MORE)
A few things to consider: . Each maker has a recommended service interval . Trucks that go through creeks and such may contaminate the fluid, it should be checked for contamination and changed as needed after each use. . Trucks that see sever duty, Off road, towing etc should be serviced much mor…e often that recommended by the maker. (MORE)
4 wheel drive high is used by most people in snowy weather for extra traction, but it will not provide enough traction for you to drive as you would in clear, dry weather. You should read your owners manual. Some 4WD vehicles should NOT be put into 4WD (high or low) on dry pavement, it will damage t…he vehicle's drive train. (MORE)
There is no concrete answer. Different vehicles have differentneeds. For instance, an off-road vehicle may need a differentialfluid change as often as every 30,000 miles. A vehicle used foreveryday travel may never need a differential fluid change. Somemanufactures consider the differential lubed fo…r life and othersrecommend that it be changed at a set mileage like 100,000 miles.Refer to your owner's manual for when or if yours should bechanged. (MORE)
Why is it on a 97 Ford F 150 when you put it in 4 wheel drive the rear differential become deposit right in 20 drive is like an open def I had it on the rack and it blew my mind what's going on?
The question was I have a 1997 Ford 4 wheel drive why is it up in the air on a lift when the truck is in two wheel drive the rear end acts like a limited slip where one wheel turns one way in the other wheel turns the other way but when you lock it in 4 wheel drive the switch on the inside and put i…t in 4 wheel drive for some mysterious reason the back becomes posi Trac we're both wheels turn in the same direction why is that (MORE)