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Differential Oil Change 04 Tahoe

Discussion in 'Tech Info' started by 04whitetahoe, Nov 21, 2013.

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  1. sefiro

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    01 4x4 burn with tow has a drain. May depend on which rear end you have.

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    I finally got around to getting the Lubelocker gasket and changing the oil. I removed the spare to make it easier to see what I was doing. First I pressure washed around the area. I cleaned the cover surfaces very well and installed the Lubelocker and then 2+ containers of Kendall Syn Super Three Star 75W-90. Filled to about 1/2" below the fill hole. So far gasket and around the bolts are not leaking at all. Hard to notice any difference. However, I feel good knowing it is done and probably doesn't need to be redone for 5 years or more. I had the differential worked on a few months ago and I wanted to see if metal parts were collecting on the magnetic pad. There was very little there, so I am assuming nothing bad is happening - just normal wear.
     
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    Are you sure it has the stock cover?
     
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    I'm late to the party but this is an excellent write up. I may try this. I've got some slippage.
     
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    You should have a blue plastic Tag on your Diff that says; Use Synthetic Fluid.
     
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    Correct. My 2000 has a drain as well. Must of stopped building the Diff's with the factory drains after '01 or '02.
     
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