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Old 07-22-2015, 09:51 PM
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Hey guys, I have a question regarding Differential oil change.

I have a 2011 Ram 1500 2wd with a 3.55 ZF LSD axle. I have a drain plug on the lower right and a fill plug in the upper part of the differential in front of the axle. I started the job by removing the fill plug first, and when I did, I had quite a bit of oil come pouring out on me. I know there was an issue with these axles with the fill plug being too low, but my truck was built in july 2011 after the recall. I assume the issue was resolved.

Anyway, I only got 2 quarts of oil in plus the 4 oz of LSD additive before oil came pouring out of the hole. Am I good, or do I need to add some in from the vent hose?
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Total refill for your axle is 4.4 pints of 75W-140, including the LSD additive. You're fine as is.
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Thanks Ram!! No noises after driving back and fourth to work so all seems well.
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