How to Change Your Differential Oil (Cheater Method) - Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L

This is being performed on a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with the 4.7. *****WARNING***** I must warn all that watch this, that this is not the recommended way of doing it. The correct way is to completely remove the differential covers, clean out the inside of the differential, then use RTV to form a new gasket and replace the cover so you can refill it. I chose the suction method for I change my oil more than the factory recommends, so I am not as worried about a little left over residue oil. Another advantage of taking the diff cover off is that you can inspect your gears. You would also look for metal shavings, gear tooth wear problems, chipped teeth, etc. Warning: I am not a professional and not held liable on any damages to any vehicle that you work on or have someone work on. This is only for demonstration purposes on how I have done work on my own vehicle and may have left out some critical information. Please refer to your dealer before performing any maintenance or work on your own.

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