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 ...

Inspection and Verification
Inspection and Verification 1. Verify the customer concern by operating the engine to duplicate the condition. 2. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical damage. Refer to the following chart. Visual Inspection Chart Mechanical ...

Assembly
Disassembly 1. Remove the driveshaft (4602). For additional information, refer to Driveshaft in this section. 2. CAUTION: Under no circumstances is the driveshaft assembly to be clamped in the jaws of a vise or similar holding fixture. Denting or localizing ...