This page will be expanded as time permits. I would have posted this down in the other section of the forum but it looks as if nobody ever replies to anything! Tighten the bolts all one more time to spec, then check each one for tightness. F-150 Rear Differential Oil Change This procedure was performed on a 4x4 with 4. If you are shopping for differential covers, its important to know which rear end you have to ensure you order the correct cover. Try to slosh it out or use a few paper towels to absorb it. Take the bolts loose on the trans pan.
Loktite is optional on the threads of the plug. Ford used 8 lug 170mm wheels for a long time, so a lot of wheels are out there that will fit the lug pattern. Please note this is not my recommendation. Fluid Type Application Application Cont'd. I have Royal Purple for the rear diff. These are going to be crew cab, 4wheel drive, short bed truck configurations.
And finally, for those with an F-250, you have the Sterling 10. You are fine and actually overdoing it with the synthetic in the 6. I have a 2003 Super Duty and I'm looking to change all my drive line fluids. Change Your Differential Fluid This tech article was originally posted at FordF150. There is a small pocket in the diff that holds half a cup of oil in the bottom. The axle lubricant should be changed any time the rear axle has been submerged in water. And for those of you that require added protection, we offer covers with an integrated girdle that ensures when you're traveling off the beaten path and your cover comes into contact with a trail obstacle, it will not buckle, causing a leak.
For that reason I chose Redline 75W90. There is no specific order. I'll probably end up going with the 75w90 like you did unless I can find a compelling reason not too. Engine Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,6. What are you guys running when doing the front diff. The owner of this site may be a member of various diesel related forums which may be referenced on these pages. Come on you have the Internet it's a 6.
Fuel Tank F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Long Box Wide Frame 38. You are going to be replacing…. What is the thread size of the oil drain plug? You must use a 2 inch spacer available online to fit the wheels. Ford Super Duty Maintenance Information This information is specifically for model year 2000, but should be accurate for model years 1999, 2001, 2002, and 2003. There's cheaper and prolly better stuff out there. If you use Royal Purple 75W-140 axle lube, the modifier is not needed. The manufacturer's names or trademarks used herein are referenced solely for identification purposes and are not intended by superdutypsd.
Standard Metric Fluid Spec Note Air Cond Refrigerant F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty 1. My factory sealed diff didn't even use a real gasket, only black silicone sealer. 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. Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Front 5. I figure since I'm going with good fluid everywhere else I'd like to put something good in the front diff.
It is primarily intended for Ford F-150 trucks but most likely also applies to other Ford models and years. Use this information at your own risk. Mobil Delvac elite is synthetic blend. With the bolts loose, not completely out, pry the pan loose from the trans. Put your drain pan under it. Axle lubricant quantities should not need to be checked unless a leak is suspected, service is required or the axle assembly has been submerged in water.
Also the spacer is going… The 2011 model F-Series Super Duty varies with the different engine types. Axle service interval 30,000 miles or 24 months according to Haynes. It's buttoned up, working fine, and pretty now, but that square plug really threw me just when I thought I was done. That means the maximum legal weight sitting on those 4 tires is 8800lbs assuming you have not registered the tags for a lower weight So now you need the weight of the truck as equipped to travel with passengers, full tank of fuel etc. Is it any better than Mobil Delvac super 1300 and etc? Take the bolts out on one side and catch all the… Yes, but you have to use wheel spacers.
Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Rear,Dana M80 8. Approximate dry capacity including transmission fluid cooling system, actual refill capacities will vary based on vehicle application and transmission fluid cooling system. This site is neither authorized by, nor affiliated with, Ford Motor Company. This article has been generously donated by Peter Ferlow. I started at the bottom, moved up the sides, and finished at the top bolt.