The Ford dealership mechanic said it was the worst he has ever seen. Check to see if the brakes and drum look wet. Pretty serious if it is leaking badly. Install the two axle shafts. Had been causing overflow from transmission into transfer case. I do allot of heavy Boat towing, and my truck pulls the boat up my steeper than typical driveway, so It's not too surprising this wore out. .
Truck leaked 3 weeks later. Again marking the relation of the flange to the housing. How many quarts of Motorcraft 75w140 synthetic fluid is required and how many bottles of friction modifier are required? Most likely your driveshaft seal is leaking where the driveline enters the differential. They can be found at most auto parts stores. Check axle half shaft seal to ensure that it is unitized cartridge design.
You will not damage the engine by letting it run 4,000 miles in between oil changes. You will be looking at the cover; You must squeeze both sides of the cover to remove it. Replaced, changed filter, replaced fluid. The leak is on the front of differential rearend just behind the four bolts you take off to remove the driveshaft. Refer to the appropriate Work Shop manual drain and fill procedure.
The axles are retained with C-clips at the end of the axle shaft, inside the differential carrier. I frequently drive thru alot of dirt, mud, water you name it. I suggest it was a part failure, but Ford will not honor the repairs, because I have gone beyond the 36,000 warrenty. There is a whole lot of mechanics involved with dissassembly of the rear pinion nut. Vehilce has been serviced at or better than mfg specifications. The majority of the vehicles with this condition will be located in northern Canada and Alaska due to the extreme cold weather. If anyboy has done this themselves, what's all involved.
Install the differential pinion shaft. Everything appears good, bolts tight, but leaking along the seam on the left bottom. Found transmission bulkhead connector leaking. Cover the inside of the axle before cleaning the machined surface to prevent contamination. Is there a recall on this by Ford? Every other dealership I talk to gives me the run around and say it's my problem.
When your checking the caliper make sure you check the brake line for breaks and the bleed valve to make sure that is in place and not leaking. Rotate the drive belt tensioner away from the drive belt and remove the drive belt from the alternator pulley. Let me know if you have any questions and I'll do my best to answer them. Some people use some gasket sealant, some don't. Wipe lube or oil with rag and let the housing dry. Thank you for using FixYa.
Sounds like it wants to backfire or like there is water in the system. Remove the 10 bolts and drain the lubricant from the differential housing 4010. With the price of… hi my name is jose. I was hearing some grinding in the rear differential and took it to the local Ford garage. Like Tenn said, Versa Chem's stuff is good too. May 18, 2011 Not that difficult, raise and support the rear of the truck and remove the wheels.
I also mentioned that just recently there is a gurgling sound coming from the exhaust. If there is not a verifiable lube leak, clean axle near seal area and return the vehicle to the customer. Fill the rear axle with 2. The axle bearings are of the roller type. If the yellow fluid is bright yellow, and has a foul smell when you smell it up close put a little on your finger and see , then it is most likely gear oil in the differential. Remove the two axle shafts. For additional information, refer to Section 206-04.