Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Front,Dana 60 Axle 5. Prior Rides: 11 Mustang 5. By using several important factors in its calculations, the monitor helps reduce the cost of owning your vehicle and reduce environmental waste at the same time. In searching the owners manual I noticed an interesting warning on page 12. These actions may not necessarily protect your powertrain from damage in dedicated road course use.
I'm assuming that's the gear noise, or binding that they are referring too? Additional chemicals or additives not approved by Ford are not recommended as part of normal maintenance. Drag racers like me prefer the Limited Slip for this reason. Ask your dealership about the training and certification their technicians have received. To maintain the proper performance of your vehicle and its emission control systems, it is imperative that scheduled maintenance be completed at the designated intervals. The axle fluid should be changed anytime the axle has been submerged in water.
Rear axle lubricant without cooler 4 pints 1. Note: Not all dealers have extended hours or body shops. Limited slip differentials depend on the operation of pre-loaded clutch packs on each axle shaft. Every manufacturer develops these systems using different specifications and performance features. The Limited Slip diff excels in straight line, drag strip style launches, however, while the Torsen is not nearly as strong at the drag strip. If equipped with a differential oil cooler, Remove the axle plug and fill the axle with 1.
However, discolored fluids that also show signs of overheating and foreign material contamination should be inspected immediately by a qualified expert, such as the factory-trained technicians at your dealership. That is why it is important to rely upon your dealership to properly diagnose and repair your vehicle. It is critical that systems are flushed only with new fluid that is the same as that required to fill and operate the system, or using a Ford-approved flushing chemical. See the Instrument Cluster chapter. The 1999 Ranger came standard with a 119-horsepower, 2. I don't have a lot of miles on my ride yet, but I'm liking how the Torsen can put down the power without any fuss at all.
Ford introduced its first American-built compact pickup, the Ranger, in the 1982 model year. Do not exceed the designated distance for the interval. Drag racers like me prefer the Limited Slip for this reason. Put on your woolies and go freeze your ass! This is from the 2013 Mustang Owners Manual - 3rd Printing - Page 298. This is my first car with a Torsen.
Vehicles operated in these conditions require frequent inspection and replacement of the engine air filter and cabin air filter. Never exceed one year or 10000 miles 16000 kilometers between oil change intervals. If your message center is prematurely reset or becomes inoperative, you should perform the oil change interval at six months or 5000 miles 8000 kilometers from your last oil change. Keep all receipts for completed maintenance with your vehicle. These lubricants do not need to be checked or changed unless a leak is suspected, service is required or the axle assembly has been submerged in water. Parts installed at your dealership carry a nationwide 12-month or 12000-mile 20000 kilometers parts and labor limited warranty.
The Limited Slip diff excels in straight line, drag strip style launches, however, while the Torsen is not nearly as strong at the drag strip. Using your vehicle on a dedicated road course may result in degraded function and failure of major systems such as the engine, transmission and rear axle due to the overheating of these systems. That's only at slow speeds, and I don't consider it to be detracting or a problem, as long as it is a normal attribute of a Torsen, I can live with it. I liked these video illustrations of the difference between a limited-slip and Torsen differential. Owner Checks and Services Certain basic maintenance checks and inspections should be performed every month or at six month intervals. The 1999 Ranger had an optional four-wheel-drive system and a limited-slip rear differential available.
The electronic traction control and e-diff were very impressive. If I remember right, the factory cover has a drain but no filler. If you do not use Ford authorized parts they may not meet our specifications and depending on the part, it could affect emissions compliance. We have established regular maintenance intervals for your vehicle based upon rigorous testing. Genuine Ford and Motorcraft® Replacement Parts Dealerships stock Ford, Motorcraft and Ford-authorized branded re-manufactured replacement parts. It is important that you have your vehicle serviced at the proper times.