DIFFERENTIAL OIL REPLACEMENT


  1. REMOVE REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER COVER PLUG


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      Using a hexagon wrench (10 mm), remove the rear differential carrier cover plug and gasket.

  2. REMOVE REAR DIFFERENTIAL DRAIN PLUG


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      Using a hexagon wrench (10 mm), remove the rear differential drain plug and gasket, then drain the differential oil.

  3. INSTALL REAR DIFFERENTIAL DRAIN PLUG


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      Using a hexagon wrench (10 mm), install the rear differential drain plug with a new gasket.

      Torque:
      39 N*m  { 398 kgf*cm, 29 ft.*lbf }
  4. ADD DIFFERENTIAL OIL


    1. Stop the vehicle in a level place.

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      Add differential oil until the oil level is between 0 and 5 mm (0 and 0.197 in.) from the bottom lip of the rear differential carrier cover plug opening.

      Capacity
      0.5 to 0.6 liters (0.5 to 0.6 US qts, 0.4 to 0.5 Imp.qts)
      Oil grade
      Hypoid gear oil API GL-5

      Note


      • When adding differential oil, make sure that the vehicle is level.

      • An excessively large or small amount of differential oil may cause damage.

      • After adding differential oil, drive the vehicle and recheck the oil level.

  5. INSPECT AND ADJUST DIFFERENTIAL OIL


    1. Stop the vehicle in a level place.

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      Check that the oil level is between 0 and 5 mm (0 and 0.197 in.) from the bottom lip of the rear differential carrier cover plug opening.

      Note


      • When adding differential oil, make sure that the vehicle is level.

      • An excessively large or small amount of differential oil may cause damage.

      • After adding differential oil, drive the vehicle and recheck the oil level.

    3. Inspect for oil leak if the oil level is low.

  6. INSTALL REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER COVER PLUG


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      Using a hexagon wrench (10 mm), install the rear differential carrier cover plug and a new gasket.

      Torque:
      39 N*m  { 398 kgf*cm, 29 ft.*lbf }