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Old 10-24-2008, 09:55 PM
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well you DONT check the factory oil because you "break the seal" and can void the warranty on the rear. If the factory rear gears fail its covered under warranty
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:14 PM
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It's wasn't the factory oil. I had 4.10s installed about 6 months ago and the installer, although did a good job on the install, didn't use a quality gear oil.
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Old 10-25-2008, 12:48 PM
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Off subject kinda...but I have had so many people looking at my gears lately I bet I have had at least three gear oil changes since the gears were installed.....talk about "super lubed".....
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Old 10-25-2008, 01:45 PM
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I was reading your thread about your gear issue. Was it ever resolved or do you need to buy new gears?
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I guess you could say it has "partially" been resolved....the dealer is ordering new gears--which I have to pay for--, but is installing them for no charge. I am also supposed to get a 12K warranty on these new gears.....so we shall see.
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Old 10-25-2008, 05:19 PM
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Thats just pointless to change the fluid that early. I had my gear changed at 6k with mobil 1 fluid, and i wont change it agian for atleast 30-40k.

I aslo do 4k mile oil changes to, and use Valvoline synpower and Motorcraft filters.
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Old 10-25-2008, 06:05 PM
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I wanted a better quality gear oil then what I had in it. Besides I had over 10K miles on these gears. These guys have been doing gears and axles for over 20 yrs, so I do trust their judgment. The gear oil should be good for another 30-40K.
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