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Front wheel drive lubrication

(1999 Ford F-150)
in Northborough, MA on February 11, 2011
In a Ford F150 4x4 how are the transaxles in the front wheel drive lubricated?
Thanks Walter
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on February 11, 2011
Your truck is equipped with a front differential and CV (constant velocity) shafts. The differential is lubricated internally with gear oil. The CV shafts(the joints specifically) are lubed with a heavy grease held in place by the 'boots' that you see at each end of the shafts.
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