By - November 7, 2014 This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 and F-250, F-350 Super Duty 2005-2014. To determine which transmission you have its as easy as climbing under the car and counting the bolts on the transmission pan. Specific details, and illustrated instructions for checking transmission fluid levels, and capacities, are found in the Owners Manual. However, for off-roading purposes a locker or limited slip differential may be more beneficial. Use the scraper tool to break the seal and let the oil drain. Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Front,Dana 60 Axle 5.
Here, we're going to add some limited slip differential additive. Its pretty typical for the cover to have rust on it which could eventually lead to problems. The arrow points to the upper bolt you will have to remove. I poured the Red Line into it and then used the old bottle to squeeze it in to the diff. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Dana rear axles also contain a synthetic lubricant but do required a change.
When you're finished, you can remove those paper towels. Has Backing Plates and Axle Shafts. Use a few rags to wipe the excess oil, out of the bottom, that didn't drain. Loosen all bolts, place pan under the diff. It's magnetic so it will have some sediment on it. This site is neither authorized by, nor affiliated with, Ford Motor Company. The owner of this site may be a member of various diesel related forums which may be referenced on these pages.
Now, back to the axle housing. You can always treat and paint your old cover. Now make sure that the outside of your rear differential is clean so that the gasket can seal properly. It helps if you just hit it up into place with a hammer and you'll start to see the fluid trickle out. If it starts to trickle out because the oil's reached the bottom of that fill hole then you're all set and you can just put that cap back in and tighten it up. Many Many Taurus's also used this engine Automatic Transmission, Others Initial Fill.
If it spins freely you will now need to adjust the ring and pinion backlash, refer to your owners manual for the proper specifications. . Then top it off with some more gear oil. If the readings are erradic and it happened right after an oil change I would check the wiring going to… Nothing is wrong. I just changed mine 2 weeks ago, it only had 35,000 on it and it was Royal Purple. Inspect the gears to make sure there are no chipped teeth, cracks, or weird looking wear patterns.
Next, install the cover and torque the bolts to 35 ft lbs. Includes Remote Filter Element Change. I used the time it took the diff to finish draining to do a little work on the cover. You can tell because this will be the largest pan on the vehicle. As it warms up, it becomes more fluid and the oil pressure tends to drop. The amount of transmission fluid and fluid level should be set by the indication on the dipstick's normal operating range.
Leave two bolts at the top of the cover and then, using a flat blade screwdriver, you want to just pry open the bottom of the cover. Dana rear axles also contain a synthetic lubricant but do required a change. Just got to get some longer bolts. I have an 89 also, and they only make it with the 3. This article applies to the Ford F-250. When it's done, clean cover, mating surface and bottom inside of diff. Has Backing Plates and Axle Shafts.
The articles and information on this site just document how I did things. The manufacturer's names or trademarks used herein are referenced solely for identification purposes and are not intended by superdutypsd. This page will be expanded as time permits. You just want to clean that off. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance.