Looking forward to never having a problem now. This is due to a binding of the yoke on the splines of the trans output shaft. Mobil, Valvoline, Amsoil, Royal Purple all make great synthetic 75W90 gear lubs that would work great for your truck. I have all my cars and trucks on the plan. I might check the service manual on this.
I am running Mobil in my rear and front diff. But do not pay the dealer for what can be done a lot cheaper at home. Providing proper lubrication levels will lessen heat and friction—making the movement of gears against each other much smoother and quieter in all types of temperatures. If it ain't true, don't say it. There was a tsb that said when you change your fluid, drain, refill and drive a few miles, then drain and refill again.
I just had my front diff fluid changed at my local mechanic and he just put regular 80 weight i think. In fact, I think that's its official name. You'll be surprised at the amount of wear metal in there from the break in process. This lubricant 100% fits for General Motors cars. The owner's manual recommends every 50k miles for severe service on the transmission no mention of rear end , and my Haynes manual states every 30k miles for severe service for either one. Oh well, I had the splines greased a few times and eventually the nickel yoke, so she's quiet as can be now. You can do it for far less, with better materials.
This link to the procedures are great. For parts availability questions please contact us at. The Autotrak fluid has nothing to do with alleviating driveline clunk. This lubricant has a weight of 2. There's also been some suggestion that the blue juice may quiet down driveline clunk. It's enough to make most guys gag.
If it ain't yours, don't take it. Numbers represent search interest on a scale from 0 to 100, where 100 is the period with the most popularity as a fraction of total searches during that period. They are probably more readily available and less expensive as well. For parts availability questions please contact us at. I also have my moms car on it.
Does anyone know if either of these fluids be used in my application? Feel free to contact us if you have any questions:. I had red fluid from the factory. This site is intended for reference only. In spite of higher price of genuine parts buying this lubricant will be a smart decision because you will be absolutely sure that it will serve you longer and will provide maximum safety and performance for your car. Okay I have been reading on here what to use for oil in the front diff and there are several different opinions. Providing proper lubrication levels will lessen heat and friction—making the movement of gears against each other much smoother and quieter in all types of temperatures. I had a client that had over 700k on his truck.
Available in both synthetic and non-synthetic blends, each formula offers certain protection features, such as oxidation resistance, longer seal life, and thermal stability. I know there was some tsb about that drain, fill, drive, drain, refill change for the first time. If it ain't right, don't do it. Ah, well tech has taken me to school. Dealer is recommending that the gear oil be changed. Never had a problem before.
I have always used Mobil synthetic in all my axles, and on my H3's the axles get pushed to the limit and remained locked for quite some time. Follow us on - - This site is not owned or operated by General Motors Company. How to read the data. Synthetic: Yes Quantity: Sold individually. It's made of top quality materials, it has passed not only all manufacturer's tests but also General Motors quality control and has to endure rough road conditions over a long time. I would go with the 88900401.