So to save having any problems with my new Transfer-case I bought the Blue F … luid from the dealer and filled it up. He told me to use Castrol. This cryo treatment will add 30% in component strength. As others have told you. Units during the first three years of production were not synchronized.
Unless you're constantly driving up steep hills and boulders, you might want to take a look at this article. Our factory transfer cases are tested before leaving our factory to ensure quality, saving you both time and money! Can someone tell me if this is going to be a problem? The transfer cases we offer have been thoroughly tested from the smallest piece to the completed unit. Please supply the assembly number when ordering a replacement. The shift forks and rails are all located within the aluminum cover which is bolted to the top of the gear case. So it's definitely something you want. Gain assistance from a friend if you are unable to support the weight of the transfer case yourself. Below is an example of where and what to look for.
Lucas in there as well if your a belt and suspenders kinda guy. Oil takes shock loads better, clings better. As for the 205s, I'd say they do prefer gear oil. These numbers are critical in determining the exact transfer case for your vehicle. It is a good idea to check your input bearing number prior to ordering any parts. An identification tag is attached to the rear case of every transfer case.
As for 208s, they are chain driven which is very different. Using helical gearing with all speed gears in constant mesh and all speeds synchronized, this transmission will handle 450 ft-lbs of torque, and vehicles with a combined gross weight of 19,000 pounds. Step 3 — Drain the transfer case fluid To prevent as much mess as possible, you'll want to drain all the fluid from the transfer case. The axle disconnect vacuum motor is actuated by a vacuum switch on the transfer case. Step 9 — Install the new transfer case You will need to apply blue Loctite to all of the bolts to help secure them in place. Should be used where drain periods may be longer than normal due to equipment being away from home terminals or difficult access.
The transfer case serial number also provides the date of build. There is no leaking coming from the front seals, rear sears or oil pan. The tag provides the transfer case model number, assembly number, serial number, and low range ratio. Approximate lubricant fill capacity is 1. Many mechanics and some manufacturers recommend that you replace the transfer case fluid at least every 30,000 miles.
A few have reported that shifting was more difficult, most report improvements in the shifting. Torque the bolts to about 30 ft-lbs. Comes with Free Core Pick Up. These units are Dyno tested before leaving the factory. The estimated delivery time is about 1 week from the date of purchase depending on your location and availability.
A reverse gear inhibitor mechanism prevents reverse gear engagement when shifting into forward gear ranges. Use our online shopping cart, just click the part number and see additional information, add to cart or proceed to check out. A straight line shift pattern is used. The staff has been amazing to work with and takes care of their customers better than any other company I have ever dealt with. Select the parts you require from the the list below and give us a call.
To improve quality Midwest was one of the first companies to include dyno testing of manual transmission prior to shipping as a final step in the quality control process. If the seal goes bad. From what I was told long ago. My truck have bad tires but I am lucky it last until I replace because I was afraid drive with very weather rot tires that look ready to give up on Highway. High mileage will contribute to failure of the range hub, range fork and input shaft, this failure is exhibited by the unit popping out of gear.
New Process used the same bolt pattern in all vehicles, but the transfer case is installed in different positions in General Motors, Dodge and Ford trucks. Keep in mind that 5th gear has failed on some trucks that regularly pull or haul heavy loads. If I am wrong I will change it this weekend to 10W30. Part identification can be a problem and knowing just what parts need to be replaced is an issue, we can help by identification of associated parts that should be replaced when one part fails. Can you tell which thing is not like the other. This unit was utilized beginning in 1989. Additionally, if the transfer case fluid level is low, the entire transfer case should be inspected for leaks and damage.
Due to the chain, it spreads out the contacting surfaces to many contacting surfaces, thus you get less heat and less need for more viscous oil. After all, if your truck runs on gasoline you don't fill it with diesel do you? We specialize in manual transmissions, automatic transmission and transfer cases. I was there in wilsonvile getting pc stuff at Fry's. The transmission can easily withstand higher torque from diesels with aftermarket power kits, but transmission life will be reduced in proportionately. The fluid that was in there was blue so I am assuming the previous owner put some type of synthetic in there?? This article applies to the Dodge Ram 1500 2nd and 3rd Generation 1994-2008.