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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Final disassembly
Disassembly Initial disassembly 1. Remove the differential housing cover (4033) and drain the lubricant into a suitable container. 2. Wipe the lubricant from the internal working parts and inspect the parts for wear and damage. 3. Using the special tool, m ...

Removal
Removal Both mounts 1. Disconnect the battery ground cable. For additional information, refer to Section. 2. Remove the coolant bypass tube. For additional information, refer to Section. 3. Rotate the drive belt tensioner clockwise and detach the drive belt ...

Running out of fuel
Avoid running out of fuel because this situation may have an adverse effect on powertrain components. If you have run out of fuel: Х You may need to cycle the ignition from off to on several times after refueling to allow the fuel system to pump the fuel ...