Ford Mustang Service Manual: Rear Drive Axle/Differential - Ford 8.8-Inch Ring Gear

General Specifications

Torque Specifications


Torque Specifications

Description Nm lb-ft lb-in
Bolt retaining the differential pinion shaft to the differential case 30 22 -
Bolt retaining the driveshaft yoke to the pinion flange 112 83 -
Bolt retaining the differential housing cover to the differential housing 44 32 -
Oil filler plug 30 22 -
Pinion bearing preload (used pinion bearings) 0.9-1.5 - 8-14
Pinion bearing preload (new pinion bearings) 1.8-3.3 - 16-29
Adapter for 205-S127 2.2 - 20
Bolt retaining the bearing cap to the differential case 105 77 -
Bolt retaining the ring gear to the differential case 106 77 -
Assembly
Disassembly 1. Remove the differential assembly from the differential housing. For additional information, refer to Differential Case in this section. 2. Remove the bolts. 3. CAUTION: Do not damag ...

Rear Drive Axle and Differential
Rear Drive Axle and Differential   The axle housing assembly consists of a cast center section with two steel tube assemblies and a stamped differential housing cover (4033). The diffe ...

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Disassembly
Disassembly 1. Remove the differential assembly from the differential housing. For additional information, refer to Differential Case in this section. 2. Remove the bolts. 3. CAUTION: Do not damage the threads in the bolt holes. Insert a punch in the bolt ...

Battery Disconnect
Battery and Cables Vehicles are equipped with a 12 volt maintenance-free battery that contains a built-in hydrometer. The hydrometer eye indication is as follows: A green dot means the battery is OK. A yellow dot, red dot, or when the green dot ...

Camshaft Journal - Clearance, Plastigage Method
Engine (Diagnosis and Testing) Special Tool(s) Commercially Available Leakdown Tester Quick Disconnect Compression Tester 134-R0212 or equivalent Dial Indicator Gauge Adapter 303-007 (TOOL-6565-AB) or equivalent Di ...