It is heavy-duty, geardriven, and relatively easy to find. . If either fuse is blown, replace fuse. Ford transmission fluid supersession Information is current as July 2017. Drain the fluid before removing the transfer case. Aside from weight, it is also located near the exhaust and catalytic converter, so be sure your truck is sufficiently cooled before taking on this task. The top two on each side are the most difficult to remove and you will do yourself a big favor by using a swivel extension type of ratchet to remove them.
Using voltmeter, measure voltage at terminal No. If both fuses are okay, go to next step. So food for thought for anyone who is having the same problem, double check the actuator. Viewers should only seek the help of a trained professional located at a licensed auto repair shop for any fix, modification, alteration, or any change to their vehicle. Pro Tip The drive shaft slip yoke should only go back in two different ways; however, you may want to mark the relationship of the drive shaft to the rear differential plate. The other day I had to use the 4 wheel drive to get out of the driveway Snow.
After removing the bolts set it on an extra floor jack if you have one and wheel it out. If you marked the shafts, make sure to align them the same way that they were when you removed the old transfer case. Once you get all 6 bolts out, you will notice a steel dowel at the top left which helps align the transmission and transfer case. I then noticed that when I start the truck the light comes on for a second but there is no click from the relay? Torque the bolts to 37 ft. Use an additional jack or extra jack stands to support the transfer case when you are ready to remove it from the back of the transmission.
What type of transmission fluid you need depends on your vehicle. It may be time to replace the actuators. Because frequent maintenance enhances the efficiency, performance and resale value of your car, we encourage you to follow our schedule. When removing the drive shaft, be sure to not damage the splines on the inside of the drive shaft housing. The drain plug is located on the bottom left. Made with both right- and left hand outputs, and divorced versions.
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. Your car's manual provides transmission fluid service requirements. This page is dedicated to those cases and provides a list of vehicles, a list of cases that were found in them, and photos for reference. The components may need to be replaced due to overuse. It is a push-pull type of connector and should be easy to disengage. Unless you have an owners manual which will tell you, or know … the transmission you have, I suggest you call your local Ford dealer.
Both the Ford F-150 and F-250's engines have similar transfer case setups even though their transmissions are different. Why you want it: Early Bronco versions have a strong housing, are small and lightweight, and can handle a fair amount of torque. For older transfer cases, you can upgrade to newer synthetic base fluids, but you should rebuild or at least replace the old seals as additives in synthetic fluids may not be compatible with old seals. If you need guidance, or step by step instructions, check out our , or get the , or our. In many cases the initial maintenance check is done by the dealer at no cost check with the service department when you buy the truck for more information.
Remove the top plug and then remove the bottom. Since the transfer case mounts flush to the transmission, you should not need any additional alignment. 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. If voltage is 10 volts or less, go to next step. I turned it on and it was fine, drove 40 feet turned it off. This will help to drain faster. Even if you dont clean the filter the t-case will probably be the last thing to go in a drivetrain.
Set the new transfer case and wheel it back under and jack it back up into place. Went to take off and was stuck on a snow patch, went to turn in on and nothing, No light and no click. Modern cars and trucks need less maintenance than the vehicles of 25 years ago, but they still need fluid changes, checks, and adjustments. Over time, the full-time four-wheel drive could wear out other components. The process for removal and installation is the same, however. The only way to clean it is to take the back half of the t-case apart but unless you have done similar projects or can find a description online of how to do it i would not recommend it.
Any nicks or gouges will cause fluid leakage. Repeat this process with the front drive shaft. There is a wiring harness attached to the transfer case shift motor that must be disconnected before you remove the transfer case. The bottom one is for draining and the top one if for filling it back up. This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 , and. The bolt pattern is the Ford rotation of the 6 bolt circular bolt pattern. If fuse blows again, inspect circuit for short to ground.
There are only four 10mm bolts, two on each side connecting the skid plate to the frame. Step 6 - Remove the transfer case There is a transfer case wire harness that needs to be unhooked. Replace the transfer case fluid with an approved Ford transfer case fluid. It should be filled just until it starts to flow out of the fill hole and use whatever fluid the dealer or parts store recommends. It is pretty tight manuevering to fill it and usually makes a mess … trying to get the fluid back in. I've changed two t-cases and drained them both before taking them apart and they still had gunk stuck in there. It is embossed in the warning statement on the cap.