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Ford Escape: Rear Drive Axle/Differential / General Procedures - Differential Draining and Filling

Draining

  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
    Refer to: Jacking and Lifting - Overview (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation).
  1. Remove and discard the RDU fluid fill plug.
  1. Remove and discard the RDU fluid drain plug and allow the RDU fluid to drain.

Filling

  1. NOTE: Make sure that a new component is installed.

    Install the RDU fluid drain plug.
    Torque: 30 lb.ft (40 Nm)
  1. Fill the RDU with clean RDU fluid.
    Refer to: Specifications (205-02 Rear Drive Axle/Differential, Specifications).
  1. Check the RDU fluid level. The RDU fluid level should be 2mm (0.079 in) below the bottom of filler hole opening. If required, top-off the RDU with clean RDU fluid.
  1. NOTE: Make sure that a new component is installed.

    Install the RDU fluid fill plug.
    Torque: 21 lb.ft (29 Nm)

    Diagnosis and Testing - Rear Drive Axle and Differential

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    General Procedures - Differential Fluid Level Check

    Check With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. Refer to: Jacking and Lifting - Overview (100-02 Jacking and Lifting, Description and Operation)...

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    What Is the Master Access Code

    The master access code is a factory-set five-digit entry code. You can operate the keypad with the master access code at any time. The master access code is on the owner’s wallet card in the glove box and is available from an authorized dealer.

    Displaying the Master Access Code

    To display the factory-set code in the information display:

    Ford Escape. Master Access Code

    Remove the rubber mat. Insert the first programmed key in the backup slot. Press the push button ignition switch once and wait a few seconds. Press the push button ignition switch again and remove the key. Within 10 seconds, place a second programmed intelligent access key in the backup slot and press the push button ignition switch.

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