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Old 04-01-2014, 02:38 PM
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Any tips for 2010 JK.. Differential fluid change... With new gasket...?..

Going to use new gasket... Looking for tips before I do the honors on my jk..... What recommended fluid??..... Thanx.

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The diff doesn't use a gasket, just RTV. Also you don't need to take the cover off to change the fluid. There is a drain under the diff. Uses 1/4" socket extension just like the fill hole.

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Old 04-01-2014, 02:45 PM
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I bought a lube locker differential gasket...
Heard good results..... I'm gonna give it a shot... What type of oil do u recommend on the Dana 44?
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why are you taking the cover off? new cover? or just changing fluid. cause they have a drain plug on the bottom of the case

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Lee..... It has a slight leak.....
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Taking the cover off on occasion is a good idea just so you can inspect the gears for uneven wear. If you have the lubelocker gasket its pretty painless.
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I used lubelocker gaskets front and rear when I last changed the fluid in the diffs and they work great. Neat and no leaks. I like using gaskets instead of rtv. I use synthetic gear oil 75w90 in the front and 75w140 in the rear of my 10 Rubicon. I believe the manual actually calls for 80w90 but 75w90 synthetic is essentially the same. I just like using 75w140 for the rear dif. even though I don't tow.
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Lube lockers are the way to go. Absolutely nothing wrong with pulling the covers. I normally pull mine when changing fluid. Clean out the old fluid well and maybe spray down with brake cleaner. Inspect for anything that might look unusual. I use Castrol 85-140 F/R.

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