many times when a post is read, the reader may not have the time to respond at that moment, especially in a non-urgent situation.ocdjg wrote:BMXPath, I saw 30 views and no replies.
Duly noted,dryart wrote:many times when a post is read, the reader may not have the time to respond at that moment, especially in a non-urgent situation.ocdjg wrote:BMXPath, I saw 30 views and no replies.
other than the appearance of your grayish looking goop, all of your questions' answers (and a whole lot of other reference materials) can be found in the service manual in the third "sticky" at the top of this forum.
Where are the markings that would tell me which model dif I have? Would it be on the back side of the housing?Tech wrote:they're 10mm ALLEN, and the fluid depends on your diff.
M226 (75w-140) or C2XX (80w-90) - (off the top of my head).
You can absolutely do it yourself. Clean the crap off your drain plug and refill until it spills out the fill plug. If you're on your back doing it, you may want to drop the spare to give yourself some room.
My LE Pathy has the finned cover, it is not a Off Road. I was thinking of changing my rear axle fluid too, get rid of the break in stuff, I was thinking of ROYAL PURPLE ..Tech wrote:generally speaking the off road ones have a finned aluminum diff cover and are the m226 that take the 75-12X syn. If you call your parts dept with the VIN, they can tell you for certain.