Either way I am not sure what the best course of action is at the moment. Plan to order needed fluids and gaskets as noted here within the next day or two. It will do this more depending on the power you are putting down. . A 75W-90 gear oil, for example, is about the same viscosity as a 10W-40 engine oil.
One could always drop the car back to the ground, wiggle underneath and crack the fill screw to see if you drain any excess off. I dropped it back off this morning hoping that maybe it wasnt filled to the very top. So please subscribe and I'll do my best to create the most entertaining and helpful videos possible for the G35. I use Royal Purple, but Red Line makes some good fluids as well. That means it is much smoother in operation.
How stupid can you get? Insert the outlet end of the siphon pump into the differential a few inches so it stays in place. How do I use this Product Cross Reference Guide? Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. That being said, it didn't take much force to break either screw loose initially. If you are considering this, use a top quality shear stable engine oil, or talk to us first. Do I need a special oil for limited slip differentials? Place the oil collection pan under the rear differential and locate the drain screw that faces towards the back of the car at the base of the diff as well as the filler screw on the passenger side of the diff.
The fluid level should be exactly level with the bottom of the fill. Though the role of the gear oil is the same, there are extra factors at play in a transaxle. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire. I'm not sure whose finger actually fits in that sized hole - maybe a 5 year old's but my fat, stubby fingers weren't testing anything. Service Bulletin Summary: Clunk noise from front suspension. Service Bulletin Summary: Low tire pressure monitor system. There may be more but who wants to name them all? My car has 112k on it so I guessing that flushing and replacing the diff fluid exposed some issue that was concealed by the old diff fluid.
Nissan r0505 and infiniti r0508. Next remove the filler screw on the passenger side of the differential you may have done this already in Step 3. There were some white metal filings lager than those on the differential on the drain plug. In 07 they are different grades. Heath Q451990 wrote:I got around to doing my first differential oil chage on the G today at 29K - and now I wish I had done it sooner. Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post Jordo! Once the oil is drained, place a new metal gasket on the drain screw and screw it back in place. Service Bulletin Summary: Reduction of front brake noise when braking in reverse.
The Nismo differential cover is for better cooling characteristics, and hey, it looks really cool too. The sx: k70358-01 clutch kit contains an oversized clutch disc. Allow the gear oil to empty completely. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. I believe there is a variant without friction modifier additives -- would that be better? Use your transfer pump and start to fill the differential.
I just used the rails where the manual says to place the jack. Service Bulletin Summary: Engine will not crank with outside temperature below 10 f. Engine oils can be used in certain gearboxes, in the past it was the norm to do just that. Your opinions would be appreciated Thanks Ming the considered I think some of the modern gearbox's are virtually sealed for life no need to swop the oil. Service Bulletin Summary: Soft top assembly removal and installation.
It's logical to change the oil periodically if only to flush out the wear debris. Service Bulletin Summary: Rattle noise from rear view mirror harness cover. Various models including the 2004 pathfinder armada. Also, haven't used the latex gloves as much lately when working on the car but your suggestion to use them was also a good one - this stuff kinda stinks. In the end, you have a great setup; more response from your drivetrain! The gear oil viscosity grade system uses bigger numbers than the engine oil system but that doesn't mean the oils are thicker.
One thing to note is the fact that Nissan changed the rear diff recommendation from year-to-year. However, if an owner is not satisfied with its performance, zf services will reimburse the owner for the cost of the replacement clutch kit and a reasonable amount for its installation. Is the front one just as easy? Okay -- I think that settles it for me then. I imagine most people use the Redline because it is a good oil that gets good results. I'll just keep an eye on it for now, and then put the new washers on when I put the synthetic oil in in about 8000 miles.
It doesn't call up any particular performance or viscosity. Mostly people have overfilling issues if they fill their diff while it's on their workbench and then reinstall it. It's usually solved by just emptying some oil out. You'll see it's pretty darn nasty and black. There was a thread in our forum regarding whether M37s vs M56s have a rear limited slip differential.