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Old 11-24-2009, 01:52 PM
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Axle oil change help.

Hey JGers

My 05 WK 4WD needs front and rear axle oil change. I know it takes SAE 75W-140 Synthetic. The question is how much does it takes for each axle and what else besides the the oil do I need. Thanks for your help.
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Old 11-24-2009, 02:05 PM
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Re: Axle oil change help.

How often do you have to change that Fabs?
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Re: Axle oil change help.

Every 30K.. Normally, I'll take to the dealer, but now, they want $240 + Tax per axle.. FTS!!!
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Re: Axle oil change help.

Hell yeah FT!!!
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Re: Axle oil change help.

About 2 bottles for each axle and don't forget the friction modifier if you have var-loc axles.

Taken from the 05 Service Manual

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Re: Axle oil change help.

I believe you fill it until it is full.. not sure how many quarts that is. You'll need one of those container+pump combos... can probably be had from WalMart or an auto parts store.
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^^^^Korek......... till it drips out from the hole....
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Re: Axle oil change help.

Fill it until it is dripping out of the hole like Mon said. That's the proper way. And LOL at the $240+tax. Screw that you can do mostly everything by yourself.
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Re: Axle oil change help.

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About 2 bottles for each axle and don't forget the friction modifier if you have var-loc axles.

Taken from the 05 Service Manual

What should I get C200F or C200FE, same goes for C213R or C213RE? How do I know if I have a var-loc? Thanks
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Re: Axle oil change help.

Walmart sells the siphon pump for under 10 bucks needed to suck the old oil out. It doesnt take alot of oil, I think one of those bottles per each was all I used, though I bought two each just in case and have them for next time. Make sure the car is level when you are filling them up, I drive the front up ron amps and have it on jack stands in the rear to make it level. Should do the transfer case while your at it too.
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http://wkjeeps.com/wk_maintenance.htm#FAXLE
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Re: Axle oil change help.

I think Vari-Lock you have to add extra.
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