When to Check and Change Lubricant
It is not necessary to regularly check the rear axle
ﬂuid unless there is a leak in the system or you hear an
unusual noise. A ﬂuid loss in the system indicates
that you have a problem. Have the system inspected
How to Check Lubricant
To get an accurate reading, the vehicle should be on a
The proper level is from 0 to 3/8 inch (0 to 10 mm)
below the bottom of the ﬁller plug hole.
If the level is below the bottom of the ﬁller plug hole,
you’ll need to add some lubricant. Add enough lubricant
to raise the level to the bottom of the ﬁller plug hole.
What to Use
See Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-13
for the type of ﬂuid to use.
If your vehicle is damaged in an accident, the headlamp
aim may be affected. If you believe your headlamps
need to be re-aimed, we recommend that you take your
vehicle to the dealer for service. However, it is
possible for you to re-aim your headlamps by following
the procedure in the service manual for your vehicle.
See Replacement Bulbs on page 5-48 for the proper
types of bulbs to use. For any bulb changing procedure
not listed in this section, contact your dealer’s service