In dry weather, I will normally take the truck to a main road where I can run it for about 5 miles without turns so I won't be binding up the front differential. Ford transmission fluid supersession Information is current as July 2017. Allow the case to fully drain all the old fluid. Why you want it: Early Bronco versions have a strong housing, are small and lightweight, and can handle a fair amount of torque. Dana rear axles also contain a synthetic lubricant but do required a change.
As for Mercon V I wouldn't worry about it, the transfer case doesn't care. I'm glad I changed it. We have compiled the handy chart below to help you select the correct Transfer Case Fluid for your Ford 4x4. Alternatively, you can unscrew the transmission fill bolt and fill it thru the transmission fill hole, but the bolt is very tight and every time you take it off, you need to install a new pressure washer… Sorry, there is not a drain plug. I'm glad you filled me in on the pump to get it back into the Case.
Two additional perks are that the case is inexpensive and easy to find. Made with both right- and left hand outputs, and divorced versions. With the transfer case warmed up, there are two Allen head plugs on the transfer case that will require a 10 mm Allen wrench to remove. Your best bet is to take it in to have it flushed properly to insure all debris is removed. One line brings the hot fluid to the radiator and other returns the cool fluid back to the tranny. All of that no converter.
Contact me on my DieselOrings. Over time, the full-time four-wheel drive could wear out other components. Put the drain pan under the transfer case about where you think the fluid is going to go when it arcs through the air. The Jeep Dana 20 and Ford Bronco Dana 20 are not the same. They screw into the radiator and are cooled inside the radiator. For 1987-1996 Bronco, F150 and 1988-1997 F250, F350 model years, Ford originally specified Mercon. The 205 may not be shift-on-the-fly for some, and confusion may exist because there are six versions.
The components may need to be replaced due to overuse. Then use one of the towels to wipe off your hands. Ford doesn't allow Mercon V in the transfer case, yet no longer makes or licenses the Mercon name, hence Transfer Case Fluid. It is heavy-duty, geardriven, and relatively easy to find. How often should I do this?? I prefer a Teflon paste and will apply a thin coat on the threads only.
Has any other pre-2008 owners ran into this? While the transfer case continues to drain, clean the drain plug and apply a pipe thread sealant to the plug. Any who, as long as the transmission is the same length Yes, the Mazda is somthing like 1. I have the same vehicle with dual tanks. The transfer case will hold about 2 quarts. While You Have It Out May Need To Replace One. Do not apply too much as a thread sealant is for lubrication only, the threads tightly contacting one another creates the seal, not the lubricant. Clean the fill plug and apply thread sealant.
Ball joints have nothing to do with the operation of the 4 wheel drive. Remove the upper, or fill, plug. What I mean is, that there is no sensor that makes direct contact with the coolant. 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 Motorcraft Transfer Case Fluid is a rip off Josh. It was used in early Broncos from 1966 until 1977 and it was used in some Ford pickups.
Many owners change it every 10k-15k miles with regular Chevron type trans fluid due to the low cost. The amount of transmission fluid and fluid level should be set by the indication on the dipstick's normal operating range. Use the 10 mm allen socket to loosen and remove the lower, or drain, plug. Obviously you will need a front axle; be… Pull wheel off, take caliper off, take rotor off, take rear diff cover off, pull pinion lock bolt and pinion shaft out move axle around and remove c clip, pull axle out, remove seal, check bearing, smart thing would be to replace seals and bearings on both sides, remove bearings with slide hammer rent it from local parts store. Probably best suited for a much more in-depth and professional conversation, but here is the basic. In your opinion, should I have the Transfer Case warmed up or does it really matter. Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Front,Dana 60 Axle 5.
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. The drain plug is the lower plug. Too much just makes a mess. If you have, could you post on how to do it and what type of fluid to use. Crawl under and just follow then from the tranny forward.
An affordable alternative to high priced Ford repair parts. Continue to do this until fluid is at the bottom of the fill hole. Your problem it would seem is in the sensor or computer. Fuel Tank F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,6. If any sealant is applied to the face of the plug, wipe it off so the sealant will not contaminate the interior of the transfer case.