Differential Oil Sample - Obtain
Hot oil and components can cause personal injury. Do not allow hot oil or components to contact skin.
NOTICE: Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.
Obtain a sample of oil from each axle. Keep the oil samples separate from each other.
Clean the area around filler plug (1) for the differential. Remove the filler plug. Use a sampling gun in the filler hole in order to obtain an oil sample from the differential. Inspect the filler plug for damage. Install the filler plug.
Analysis of oil from each axle will provide an accurate representation of oil condition within each system.
Use SOS Oil Analysis in order to monitor the condition of your oil.
Final Drive Oil Sample - Obtain
Hot oil and components can cause personal injury.
Do not allow hot oil or components to contact skin.
Transmission and Hydraulic System Oil Sample - Obtain
The sampling valve for the transmission and hydraulic system oil is located in the engine compartment on the filter base for the transmission and hydraulic system oil filter.
Refer to the appropriate Service Manual for more information about obtaining a sample of the hydraulic oil.
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