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Old 12-28-2009, 12:26 PM   #1
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Check your Axel Fluid Front/Rear

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2008 Rubicon 4dr.
I had my oil changed at 14k
The shop also checked my front/rear axel fluid and it was HORRIBLE.

The guy said it is common with Wranglers and not to drive with it that bad, he was honest and right. I went down the pit with him and my fluid was way beyond needing change.

My jeep is a daily driver and never trail driven yet too.
Nothing but work and back.

FYI to all

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Old 12-28-2009, 06:13 PM   #2
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What do you mean by HORRIBLE? was it low on oil? Was there metal shavings in the fluid?

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Old 12-29-2009, 06:49 AM   #3
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Usually, when someone tells me that their Diff fluid was "horrible" it was foamy, indicating water in the fluid. Is this what you are referring to?
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Old 12-29-2009, 07:55 AM   #4
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No metal shavings.
Just very broken down.

It was 100% in need of change.
Our manuals state change at 18k but my Jeep only has 14k
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