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Front diff fluid

Postby 04clem [OP] » Jun 09 2012, 3:44pm

My bro has an 07 4x4 lifted silverado and his front diff was leaking and we want to know how to fill it and what type of fluid to use?
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Re: Front diff fluid

Postby Z15 » Jun 09 2012, 3:54pm

Fill plug in on left side (facing front) about 1/2 up on front center case. Use a high quality 75W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube. Takes just shy of 2 qts to competely refill. Note - May have to remove 3 bolts of skid plate, loosen 4th and swing clear to gain access.
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Re: Front diff fluid

Postby sparkplug » Jun 12 2012, 3:49am

Z15 wrote:Fill plug in on left side (facing front) about 1/2 up on front center case. Use a high quality 75W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube. Takes just shy of 2 qts to competely refill. Note - May have to remove 3 bolts of skid plate, loosen 4th and swing clear to gain access.


that a nice tip ! I wish I knew,today I loose all 4 and set out in the sun, 20 min later, when Im ready to install, the skid plate is so hot I cant touch it, have to hold it with tower.
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