I am no expert so here are my questions. Wheel bearing grease, preferably waterproof type, should be used instead. The transmission and transfer case do not share fluid. Used car dealers may have mismatched the tires to make the sale. Take advantage of our expertise! I'm getting ready to drain and fill my transfer case for the winter. As for 208s, they are chain driven which is very different. They can be placed into 4 wheel drive by push buttons instead of a manual lever.
Two-wheel drive is high-range only; the front drive shaft does not rotate in the high range. The rear output shaft seal was leaking so I decided to change it. What case do I have and what happens if you use the wrong lube? I run royal purple gear oil in my 205 now that the seal is fixed. You can even get QuadraSteer, which would be awesome. Check your owners manual if you have one.
By the time i finshish this song? I suppose you could leave the AutoTrak fluid in, ask your service manager about that. This unit was utilized beginning in 1992. Save Money no hassle 12 month warranty! How would I know what tc I have and how would I go about draining and refilling it? These units are tested before leaving the factory. Well I have the 76 truck chassis service manual downloaded on my computer, unfortunately it says the exact same thing and in the lubrication charts it shows nothing for the transfer cases. When I pulled out the drive shaft and seal Tranny fluid ran out??? Of course this all depends on where your located in the world. The New Process 208 transfer case has seen use in four-wheel-drive trucks from all of Detroit's Big Three at one point or another, making for some odd bedfellows where parts interchanges are concerned. If the seal goes bad.
There might be an aftermarket version of this around by now, though. In the 76 service manual which can be found in the tech section, on page 7M-3 page 203 3 or 4 speed manual transmission should have the 205, the automatic transmission should have the 203. I have some pics of the truck if I can figure out how to post them. I'm wondering about the science behind how the gear oil works inside the transfer case. This is red of course. You may want to double-check, but I'm almost positive the modern standard part-time transfer cases i.
I'm getting ready to drain and fill my transfer case for the winter. Select this link to see what. He got it right on the money! They have a grease fitting on them. As for 208s, they are chain driven which is very different. It will be a blue color fluid. Here are some more threads about this. There is a 3 bolt cover on the idler shaft.
You need to go to an auto store and ask for a refrigerant that is compatible with a freon system. If the seal goes bad. I did use a zinc lithium grease in a dodge colt vista after finding the bungholes at the oil shop loosened it. Josh I owned a really trick '85 Silverado 1500 4x4 back in the '80s and I am pretty sure that transfer case called for automatic transmission fluid. The Autotrac refers to the fact that you can put your truck into an auto mode so when your on a slick surface you would be in 2 wheel untill slippage is detected then the transfer case engages the front wheels throught the clutch packs in the case.
It could be either a 203 or 205, my money is on it being a 203 full time 4wd. This thread will help identify what you have: Also welcome to the site. Our rebuilt transfer Cases include all new bearings, gaskets, seals, chains clutch and viscous couplers where used. Gene, 7 is mostly right. It has a fill plug for filling the case with lube. Any advice would be appreciated. And here I thought that the 205's only liked gear oil.
The Autotrac transfer case is only available on the 1500's. It's seen hard use, and high miles, and still works perfectly. Am I an idiot and it is supposed to have tranny fluid and not gear oil? Stud, Case and Adapter Metric 10. I am looking to replace all fluids in the truck since it sat so long all of the transfer cases have a drain plug and a fill plug. Gear oil is recommended but if mixing occurs with the tranny, it causes problems. The motor housing is rusted, and the plastic shroud eaten away, it seems perhaps the corrosive fluids form the battery have leaked onto it, or perhaps since the motor is so close to the ground ahead of the tire that road chemicals have done it in.