Transfer case oil level

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Scott in NM
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Transfer case oil level

Post by Scott in NM » Fri May 13, 2022 7:35 am

Just finished some minor maintenance on the transfer case and lost an unknown amount of oil (probably less than 1/2 quart). Don't know how much to add to top it off. Heard that if you fill it until it starts to run out that is the proper amount. Can anyone confirm or deny this? Thanks. And why didn't they provide a dip stick? :D

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Re: Transfer case oil level

Post by Ken Perkins » Fri May 13, 2022 7:59 am

I try to fill mine to between my first knuckle and running out... :D then the transmission
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Re: Transfer case oil level

Post by Scott in NM » Fri May 13, 2022 8:38 am

Are you talking your pinkie first knuckle?

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Re: Transfer case oil level

Post by mdainsd » Fri May 13, 2022 7:33 pm

fill it to just wanting to run out.
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