Also, it was way to dirty to take pics, so I'll try to be as descriptive as possible. Step 8: Apply Never Seize to the splines inside the output flange, and slide the flange onto the output shaft. That's when he brought it to me and I discovered all the transmission fluid was in the transfer case. Step 1: Block the wheels, start the truck, put the tranny in neutral, set the parking brake, and shut it off. I used a three jaw puller and could turn the jam bolt on it by hand to free the flange. The unit is lubricated by a positive displacement fluid pump that channels fluid flow through holes in the rear output shaft.
My question to the experts. Do not drive on the inner part of the seal or it will leak. I used an air wrench to take the out, and tightened them by hand at installation. You were referring to the front output shaft. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Step 9: Bolt the driveshaft back onto the flange. Step 5: Once the driveshaft is out of the way, you will see a nut that holds the output flange onto the transfer case output shaft.
This unit has a left side drop front output. Or, how does the flange come out of the transfer case?? This Borg Warner 4406 is Torque on Demand, a full-time, chain drive, 2. Step 3: Drain the transfer case fluid. Do the nut up tight. Someone told me the vehicle might be four wheel drive, so I'll check on that and get back to you. When reinstalling, use this mark to put the flanges together in the same position they came apart.
Step 6: The output seal sits in the housing around the output shaft and will be in plain view with the flange removed. First of , I was not able to unbolt the front U Joint. I unbolted the yoke on the transfer case side, pushed the front drive shaft up, but the flange does not come off the transfer case. The flange has a bolt or a shaft that connects to one of the gears inside. Be careful not to gouge the aluminum housing that the seal sits in. To speak to a Drive Train Expert or to place an order call toll free! Speedometer type: no speedometer hole. My belly is pretty mushy from too much McDonald's so I slid right under the truck.
Ford has that strap looking Clamp holding the U Joint, it makes impossible to fit a socket or a wrench on the bolts to unbolt the U joint. The unit transfers engine power from the transmission to the front and rear axles. Rear output type: slip yoke. Step 2: If required, put the front and rear of the vehicle on jackstands so you can crawl underneath. Front output type: cup yoke. Step 7: With the old seal out, make sure the seal bore is smooth all the way around.
This failure mode may be manifested by popping or grinding sound in reverse as well as excessive rear yoke end play. Hopefully, you did good and no leaks are seen. You can see the complete line of products that we offer at. Please supply this number when purchasing a rebuilt transfer case to insure direct drop in replacement! However the transmission was 3 quarts low. Guaranteed quality and correct parts supplied.
The transfer case is shifted either manually or electronically. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. It has no nut , so there is no leverage for jaw pullers to push against. Without speedo hole, 31 spline input, 31 rear slip, cupped front output yoke. I actually broke it loose with a 32mm but got the 30 to tighten it. Select this link to see which Ford. Try and keep the truck as level as possible for the next step.
Mine was almost full I'd filled it last Saturday so I left it alone. Unfortunately you have to take out the transfer case and open it. This job is made easier with air tools, but can be done with hand tools. I am talking about the front one, goes from the trasnfer case to the front differential. If using air tools, you can remove all 4 with the rear end in the air. Oh yeah, the vehicle is a 98 Explorer Sport with a Borg Warner 44-05. To reach all the flange bolts I rolled the truck back and forth be careful if you are lying underneath when you do this and I only disconnected the front flange.
Step 4: Remove the driveshaft from the transfer case output flange. Make sure to line up the marks you made earlier. It's a fairly simple job, but it's nice to have some idea what you're doing. Without speedo hole, 31 spline input, 31 rear slip, cupped front output yoke. Thanks again for the great write up Photo of old leaky seal with flange removed, You can see where it was spraying fluid above. The repair is pretty straight forward with just a couple of bits that are physically difficult.
Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Once the nut is removed, make a mark with your paint pen on the output shaft that matches the mark you made at the flange bolt hole. That part was easy but the puller isn't a cheap tool if you have to buy it. Rear output type: slip yoke. Our factory Transfer Cases are tested before leaving the factory.