Ford has that strap looking Clamp holding the U Joint, it makes impossible to fit a socket or a wrench on the bolts to unbolt the U joint. One thing that did happen is the flange stuck on the pinion just enough that I couldn't pull it off by hand. Do not drive on the inner part of the seal or it will leak. Lubricate the fittings, if needed. We offer transfer case rebuild kits, transfer case parts, and more to assist with your transfer case repair. First of , I was not able to unbolt the front U Joint.
Drain the fluid before removing the transfer case. Use a combination of floor jacks and jack stands to lift and stabilize the truck. A transfer case output shaft is designed to transfer the motion of power and torque from the powertrain to the rear wheels of a. My belly is pretty mushy from too much McDonald's so I slid right under the truck. . Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Note the plastic dust cover under the washer you removed.
Unless you have a new one, save this to put back on later. This will make the seal collapse on itself, making it easy to remove. In the above pic, 2 of the 4 bolts are showing. To place an order please call the order desk at 763-425-7474 or toll free 1-800-444-0755. Step 2: If the seal is leaking, use a non-lint cloth to clean it off. When removing the drive shaft, be sure to not damage the splines on the inside of the drive shaft housing. Proven Performance Make the most of our expertise whenever updating your F150 Transfer Case We provide Free of charge Tech support call 1-800-444-0755.
Step 6: The output seal sits in the housing around the output shaft and will be in plain view with the flange removed. Lower the vehicle to where all four wheels are on the ground. This article applies to the Ford F-150. Step 9 - Replace the skid plate, drive shafts and fluid Replace the skid plate and drive shafts back into place. Since the transfer case mounts flush to the transmission, you should not need any additional alignment. If you can, the nut isn't tight yet.
Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. I am talking about the front one, goes from the trasnfer case to the front differential. Then shine the light onto the transfer case output shaft and look to see if the seal is leaking. Be careful not to gouge the aluminum housing that the seal sits in. I used an air wrench to take the out, and tightened them by hand at installation. My question to the experts.
Transfer case Pro Tip The transfer case is heavy. Collect all tools and your creeper and place them out of the way. Note which way the seal was facing oil side in , as the new one goes in the same way. Step 7 - Clean the metal mating surfaces Use a metal cleaner to clean the mating surfaces between the truck and the new transfer case. Look at the transfer case output shaft seal to see any leaking gear oil.
In this case, place the wheel chocks around the front tires since the rear of the vehicle will be lifted up. Pick up the drive shaft and put the slip yoke back onto the transfer case output shaft. Step 5: Once the driveshaft is out of the way, you will see a nut that holds the output flange onto the transfer case output shaft. This article applies to the Ford F-150. There are only four 10mm bolts, two on each side connecting the skid plate to the frame. Step 1: Block the wheels, start the truck, put the tranny in neutral, set the parking brake, and shut it off. Unfortunately you have to take out the transfer case and open it.
When the seal is hard, bending the seal will allow fluid to escape the transfer case and allow dirt, debris, and water to enter into the transfer case. This can result in a serious leak when the new seal is in. We have included information on how to identify individual transfer cases by application, a cross- reference table is provided to assist you in identification of your Check tag located on rear of unit for model number and assembly number, on Borg Warner units the information is on a tag under case half bolt. If you have a front slip yoke drive shaft, remove the bolts to the drive shaft on the rear axle. Step 3: Raise the vehicle. Slide the drive shaft off of the transfer case output shaft. By - October 20, 2014 Contributors: This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 and Ford F-250, F-350, and Super Duty trucks 2005-2014.