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Old 02-27-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
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trans/transfer fluid change question

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Is is true what I read in Chiltons?

That in a manual X15 if you drain the tranny fluid, you also drain most of the tranfer case fluid?

Only asking 'cause I wasn't ready for the skid plate on the transfer case!

(I wasn't ready for the skid plate on the fuel filter!)

If Chilton's is right I'll just change the fluid out tomorrow. It's been 4 hours in the sun and I'm ready for lunch and a can of Mex beer...

So...does transfer case drain out of tranny? (These are independent on my Jeep J10. Like..far apart)

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No they don't drain together unless your seal is bad on the trans to the t-case. You don't have to drop the skid either to do this.

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No they don't drain together unless your seal is bad on the trans to the t-case. You don't have to drop the skid either to do this.

T/C is over a skid plate. Side access looks sketchy. I'll look again.
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The drain and fill are at the rear correct?? IF so grab a piece of cardboard- not cereal box but thick cardboard fold it in a v with it pouring into the catch can. Do this also for the trans and you will not have a mess anywhere. Then to refill both you need a pump hand or air your choice.

For draining the trans it is on the side. Just run the cardboard up by the hole so the oil runs down it to the catch can. Once you see what I am talking about it is really easy
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The drain and fill are at the rear correct?? IF so grab a piece of cardboard- not cereal box but thick cardboard fold it in a v with it pouring into the catch can. Do this also for the trans and you will not have a mess anywhere. Then to refill both you need a pump hand or air your choice.

For draining the trans it is on the side. Just run the cardboard up by the hole so the oil runs down it to the catch can. Once you see what I am talking about it is really easy
Tranny fill and drain, t/c fill and drain are 4 different holes. But in the Chilton's pic they look all accessible. I think I got a little room between skid plate and body to wrench on the transfer case. Chilton's makes it look like the transfer case is in an open meadow...
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I am getting ready to do the same thing with the 1991 YJ that I just bought. I was told to use 10w30 oil in it. Will the oil work in my AX15?
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I am getting ready to do the same thing with the 1991 YJ that I just bought. I was told to use 10w30 oil in it. Will the oil work in my AX15?
Jeep reccomends 75W-90.
The popular trend is 10W30. I never heard anything bad about it.
I bought the 75-90 like the book said.
But I hear great things about 10 30 too. In one year I'll try it.
I say go for it, it'll be fine.

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