Mechanics

OIL QUESTION

1996 Ford F-150 • V8 4WD Automatic • 125,000 miles

1996 Ford F-150 4x4 mileage: 125,000. My owner's manual refers to hypoid oil for the rear end. What is hypoid oil?

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2CarPros-Archives
February 17, 2011.



It is gear oil with an anti-scuff additive required for hypoid (offset) style ring and pinion gears.

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2CarPros-Archives
Feb 17, 2011.