Q: How do I check and change the transfer case fluid?

asked by on December 11, 2015

How do I check and change the transfer case fluid?

The transfer case fluid keeps the transfer case in good working order. The inspection and changing of the transfer case fluid is important to the maintenance of your vehicle. To check and change the transfer case fluid.

  1. Clean transfer case fill plug (top plug).

  2. Remove fill plug.

  3. Inspect the fluid.

  4. If necessary, add only enough fluid to fill to the bottom of the fill plug.

  5. Reinstall filler plug.

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