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TJ Lady 10-06-2009 07:50 AM

Axle Fluid Schedual
How often does the fluid need to be changed in the axles? I was reviewing my owners manual and it seems they do it pretty often, but I don't know that mine has ever been drained and replaced...

jgano23 10-06-2009 08:00 AM

i don't know how often they need to be changed, but i know that they should be changed after you go through mud and water b/c it can get in through the breather tubes. i change the diff fluid several times a year in my cj, but i have only changed it once in 68K miles on my tj :redface:. i think it is recommended that you change it every 15K, though.

TJ Lady 10-06-2009 08:11 AM

Good TJ is nearing 97k so maybe it's time. lol

adkjoe 10-06-2009 09:09 AM

In order to change the fluid you just need to pull off the diff cover to drain it and then fill her back up?

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