What fluid goes in a Ram 2500 transfer case?

What fluid goes in a Ram 2500 transfer case?

The 2014-2018 Ram 2500 recommends the use of SAE 75W85 API GL-5 gear oil in both front and rear differentials.

How many miles should I change my transfer case fluid?

30,000 miles
The transfer case fluid cools and lubricates the gears and other parts of the case. In general it is advised to have the transfer fluid drained every 30,000 miles. This is really important in vehicles that tow or often use four-wheel drive.

How much fluid does a Dodge transfer case hold?

What Fluid Does My Dodge or Ram Transfer Case Take?

Year Range Model Capacity
2011-2015 Durango 4.0 Pints
2011-2015 Ram 1500 3.0 Pints
2012-2018 Ram 1500 3.0 Pints
2012-2018 Ram 2500, Ram 3500 3.8 Pints

Can I use ATF in my transfer case?

Most transfer cases are filled with an automatic transmission fluid, which is usually red in colour. Others use a thicker gear oil, and some use a specialized fluid that is specifically made just for that transfer case.

What kind of fluid does my transfer case take?

automatic transmission fluid
Transfer cases may be filled with gear oil, automatic transmission fluid (ATF), or specialty lubricants. It is important to regularly inspect the transfer case for any damage, leaks, or other concerns.

Does transfer case fluid need changing?

It removes heat and lubricates the internal parts in the transfer case, keeping its gears cool and turning smoothly. To avoid this issue, it is recommended that the transfer case fluid be changed periodically, normally every 30,000 miles, especially in vehicles that tow or use four-wheel drive often.

How do you know if your transfer case fluid is bad?

Strange Grinding, Growling or Humming Noises If you hear grinding, growling, or humming noises that change with your vehicle speed, it may be coming from the transfer case. This could indicate a low fluid level or some mechanical problem such as bad bearings, loose chains or damaged gears.

What fluid does a Dodge transfer case take?

We recommend you use MOPAR BW44–44 Transfer Case Fluid. We recommend you use MOPAR GL-5 Synthetic Axle Lubricant SAE 75W-85. We recommend you use MOPAR Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-140 (MS-8985).

What is the difference between 75w85 and 75w90?

Yeah, 75w90 is just fine. 75w85 is just a gear lube that “supposedly” offers better fuel economy. It might in a controlled test setting, but it is quite a stretch to think it makes any difference out here in the real world.

How do you change the rear differential oil?

  1. Step 1: Secure the vehicle on jack stands or ramps.
  2. Step 2: Allow time for the gear oil to completely drain.
  3. Step 3: Locate and remove the gear oil fill bolt.
  4. Step 4: Use a pump to slowly add the recommended type of gear oil to the differential.

What fluid do you put in transfer case?