The old fluid was really black and dirty. Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator Remove this housing Make note how thermostat is installed in housing Clean both surfaces Replace thermostat and gasket Re-install housing Re-fill … coolant slowly to prevent an air lock Start engine and look for leaks Run engine to normal operating temperature with heater on Re-check coolant level I just delt with an oil pressure problem Low psi on my 1994 F-150 with the same motor and I went ahead and changed the oil pump right off the bat thinking since it has 185,000 mi. Installing a replacement gasket is also optional. Note the position of the two tags on the bolts. There is no specific order. My factory sealed diff didn't even use a real gasket, only black silicone sealer. The links on this video to products are for informational purposes only and in no way are an endorsement of the safety or effectiveness of the particular product.
In no way should the contents of the video, including the tools used, be repeated or tried by anyone. Just one bolt and the screws that hold thekick panel on. Approximate dry capacity including transmission fluid cooling system, actual refill capacities will vary based on vehicle application and transmission fluid cooling system. Procedure: Gather Materials: Put truck in park and apply brake. There is a small pocket in the diff that holds half a cup of oil in the bottom. Gear oil is used in the rear axle differential to lubricate the bearings and ring and pinion gears.
. I mixed my friction modifier with a qrt before putting it in. Axle service interval 30,000 miles or 24 months according to Haynes. If you look underthe hood, on the driver side, you will see a rectangle shaped globof wires that are covered by a rubber boot and held in place by a10mm bolt. For that reason I chose Redline 75W90. This was for my 04' Lariat with 3. FordTechMakuloco shall not be liable for any injury, damage, or loss to any person or property that may result from use of the tools, equipment, or any content contained in this video.
Low fluid level in the differential may cause it to overheat and fail. Wipe off oil anywhere you can get to on the gears and walls inside the axle. Fill no higher than 9. Engine Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,6. Change Your Differential Fluid This tech article was originally posted at FordF150. Or fill the axle on level ground until oil starts to run out of the filler hole. Loktite is optional on the threads of the plug.
F-150 Rear Differential Oil Change This procedure was performed on a 4x4 with 4. You must removethe kick panel in the drivers floor board and look up and to theleft in the location of the rectangle plug. In addition, there is no way to guarantee that the video is not altered or modified or is not in the final form submitted by FordTechMakuloco and therefore, FordTechMakuloco does not warrant that the video is unaltered or not modified. In this video we go over a full fluid service on the rear differentials found in Ford vehicles. There may be other ways, but this is the way that I found best. 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. Note: Some Ford techs recommend not using the Ford spec 70W140 synthetic due to it not being able to absorb water and possibly leading to corrosion and failure of parts within the axle assembly.
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So i changed the oil pressure sending unit on the drivers side of the block a … nd that fixed it. Please note this is not my recommendation. This article has been generously donated by Peter Ferlow. Loosen the10mm bolt until it releases the connector and allows you to unplugit. Try to slosh it out or use a few paper towels to absorb it.
Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Front 5. When most of the fluid has run out pry the cover off the axle. Once that is done, it's time to break the seal. I started at the bottom, moved up the sides, and finished at the top bolt. It's buttoned up, working fine, and pretty now, but that square plug really threw me just when I thought I was done. So I put a 40 dollar oil pump on and a 8 dollar sending unit is what fixed it.
Follow these instructions at your own risk. The F150 is a half-ton, full-size pickup truck made by the Ford Motor Company. For instance, the owner's guide of the 2002 F150 calls for synthetic 75W-140 gear oil in the rear axle, while the front axle uses 75W-90 non-synthetic 4x4 gear oil. Ford calls for a synthetic gear oil to be used in the rear differential on most later model F150s. Standard Metric Fluid Spec Note Air Cond Refrigerant F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty 1. 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!!! The amount of transmission fluid and fluid level should be set by the indication on the dipstick's normal operating range. The type of oil used in the front differential on four-wheel drive models may be different than what is used in the rear axle.