Is this my front differential?


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Old 03-09-14, 04:56 AM
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Is this my front differential?

Wanting to replace the gear oil in my 1994 4 cyl Nissan Hardbody King Cab 4x4 pickup. Is this my front differential?

Two views shown below - (a) front facing forward (I think it shows the check/fill plug) and (b) bottom (I think it shows the drain plug). Both photos taken from under front bumper. Thanks!

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Old 03-09-14, 05:23 AM
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Yes, remove the bottom plug to drain, screw it back in and fill thru the top plug.
 
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Hey while we're on the topic, the manual says to use a 1/2" socket adapter. It fits kind of sloppy and I'm afraid of damaging something. Is there a special wrench for these plugs?
 
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Just a thought,it might be metric.
 
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Old 03-09-14, 08:24 AM
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I've always used just the ratchet or ratchet plus extension. Some plugs seem to have a tighter fit than others, same thing with the extensions.
 
 

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