Final Drive Oil Change

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Final Drive Oil Change

Postby yellowcub » Sat Mar 05, 2022 10:32 am

I have a 154. I want to do a Final Drive oil change and don't really want to take all of the fenders off, etc. Has anyone just sucked the oil out? I know it is not the best but it would save lots of work

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Re: Final Drive Oil Change

Postby john2189 » Sat Mar 05, 2022 5:40 pm

I don’t think that there would be enough room for a hose to get to the bottom.
I just took the tires and the fenders off and pulled the pans. I had the fenders off for something else. I don’t remember if you can pull the pans off with the fenders on or not.
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Re: Final Drive Oil Change

Postby outdoors4evr » Mon Mar 07, 2022 6:19 am

Pull the pans and replace the gaskets. Fenders should be able to stay on if you refill them with a pump.
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Re: Final Drive Oil Change

Postby yellowcub » Wed Mar 16, 2022 12:30 pm

Just an update. I bought a MightyVac air operated Fluid extractor. The tubing that came with the MightyVac was too big to use so I bought the smallest diameter tubing at the hardware store that was actually red Fuel line. I put the valve near the pump, used a piece of tubing I had to go from the 1/4"ID tubing of the pump to the fuel line , created a vacuum, opened the valves and let it suck all night. The next day, I did the other side. I am guessing, I got about 2 quarts total both sides of 85, 90-140 oil out. I know that it isn't as good as taking the pans off, but I do not have the time to take the fenders off, etc. I have taken them off many times so I know how to do it. The MightyVac has made a job that I would have deferred for
yet another year into a job that was pretty easy.


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