Quadrasteer vehicles use Dana axles and have a different fluid requirement. I had to add stands under the rear puck locations and then remove the rear jack and cross member adapter. Put the posi-lub in first and then fill with oil until it just begins to trickle out of the hole. It was dark and very used looking at 36k when I got the truck and changed it. For the front diff, which is open, it doesn't matter. One solution is to buy an aftermarket fill tube at the local auto store.
Connect the differential cooler pump inlet pipe 2 to the differential. After driving the car for 10 miles the differential started to make noise. Rear axle additives are designed for use in limited slip differentials which are normally installed in cars. This FloTool fit really nice and made the oil fill a breeze. Synthetics have better properties for the posi clutches and often work just fine without additives. If not equipped with a differential cooler, remove the drain plug 1 and washer 2 from the differential.
This phenomenon often occurs when torque is transferred between the clutches or when rotational speeds change. Many consider this an important step so do not overlook it. If you drive like a teenage boy, you'll probably break it. If equipped with a differential cooler: 2. All differential rebuilds I do I add the two bottles.
Refer to the table listed below for lubrication specifications. In an effort to control this chatter, friction modifiers are often used. Just that the carbon plates fix this condition Time it takes to replace clutch packs: With Automatic Transmission, 7. So there was no silicon gasket on there. Depends on where you live as to how fast it would be delivered. Pump in the new gear oil through the same hole. Check in your glove box for G80 and that will tell you if you have a locker or not.
Start the vehicle and put the transmission in second gear. Clean any dirt from around the differential drain plug. They had 2 type at the auto parts, One was twice the size of the other so i got the big one. Tighten the differential fill plug to 35 Nm 26 lb ft. Since you need to access the rear axle from the rear, you cannot block the rear with a jack. But the rear, if it has the G80, it can matter.
Filling Procedure: If not equipped with a differential cooler, install the drain plug 1 and washer 2 to the differential. . During the stick-slip phase, energy is built up to a point where contact between the clutch plates change between static friction stick and dynamic friction slip , resulting in noticeable vibrations. You start by removing the fill plug, at which some fluid might trickle out, so many sure to be ready with a catch pan. My truck does not have the rear locker option that I know of so from what I understand the friction additive shouldn't matter to me correct? Usually you can change the oil or add some slip additive and it will go away.
Have changed out factory fill diff lubes before 10,000 miles for decades. I'd go with the amsoil, but it wouldn't be delivered before i have to go drive and put several hundred more miles on my truck. Once the car is in the air, you want to locate the rear differential and on it, you should see the fill plug mounted about halfway up the backside of the case, along with the drain plug on the bottom. Hi everyone, New to the forum but have been doing all types of research so i don't mess this up. Add fluid until the recommended level is reached. This is what kills a G80: Chatter is essentially the build-up and release of energy between the differential clutch packs in a limited slip differential during operation.
Give it a while, because it's thick and drips off slowly. I was fortunate to turn my love of the automotive world into a hobby that led to an exciting career, with my past of working as a mechanic and as an accountant in the automotive world provides me with a unique perspective of the industry. But the rear, if it has the G80, it can matter. . See fluid amounts listed below. While certainly an annoying characteristic, there is typically no mechanical damage occurring to the differential. I ran my car about 40 miles.
The Mobil 1 will work just fine. Mine was still dripping 12 hours later. . When we first got it we got all the fluids changed and the Valvoline folks added the additive. Does this mean the capacity is any different, or should i stick with 4 oz.