The fluid in the transfer case serves as both lubricant and helps to keep the internal components cool and turning smoothly. Replacing this fluid at appropriate intervals can help prevent premature wear and damage caused by …
FAQ type of transfer case oil for dakota
What type of fluid is in a Ford transfer case?
FORD TRANSFER CASES Transfer Case Model Fluid Type NP203 30WT NP205 80W90 Gear Oil NP208 ATF (Dexron III or higher) NP271 ATF (Dexron III or higher) 13 more rows …
Can you change the base fluid in a transfer case?
For older transfer cases, you can upgrade to newer synthetic base fluids, but you should rebuild or at least replace the old seals as additives in synthetic fluids may not be compatible with old seals. The following Chart was compiled using OEM Factory Shop Manuals and MOTOR Specification Guides.
Can I use synthetic lubricants in my NP200 transfer case?
The NP200 transfer case was not designed to operate under high speed, long-distance conditions. The transfer case can get so hot that conventional gear lubricants will literally be cooked. We recommend you use synthetic lubricants for the NP200 if operated at extended high road speeds typical of U.S. Interstate highways.
Can I use generic fluid in my transfer case?
For 2001 and later model years, the transfer case fluids are VERY specific. Do NOT USE generic fluids in these transfer cases!!!! For older transfer cases, you can upgrade to newer synthetic base fluids, but you should rebuild or at least replace the old seals as additives in synthetic fluids may not be compatible with old seals.
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