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Remove the fill plug from the 2001 Explorer differential. Remove the cover from the head to allow the fluid to drain. put the cover back on with a new gasket, then fill the unit up through the fill hole.
The fill plug is on the end of the differential. To access this, you will need to crawl underneath your car, and lok at the middle of the axle. There are two plugs on the differential; a drain and a fill plug. The Fill plug is obviously the plug closer to the roof of the car.
Depends on which differential you have but in most cases 4 to 5 pints should fill it.
It is in the center of the differential cover.
You remove the differential cover to drain fluid. Reseal it with RTV, and fill with 80w90 to the bottom of the fill hole.You remove the differential cover to drain fluid. Reseal it with RTV, and fill with 80w90 to the bottom of the fill hole.
It has no differential plug.
Fill to the bottom of the "fill hole". When the fluid starts to drip out of the hole that you are filling in the diff, then you are full.
Yes, you can find one the side of the differential facing the trunk.
Remove the fill plug, pump or squease in lube until fluid comes out of fill plug hole, replace fill plug.
If you overfill an differential and it does not have a vent or the vent is plugged the oil, when it becomes hot and expands, will blow past the seals causing at a minimum a leak and at worst bearing damage. Always fill the differential to the bottom of the fill hole.
THere is a fill plug located approximately 2\3rd up from bottom. fill differential with Diff oil until level with bottom of the plug.
Just fill the the rear differential will fuild comes out and your done.