Mitsubishi Galant/Mirage/Diamante 1990-2000

Rear Drive Axle (AWD Galant Only)

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FLUID RECOMMENDATIONS



Since fluid viscosity range may vary depending on specific temperature range of operation, please refer to the accompanying chart for the proper fluid for your vehicle.



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Fig. Rear axle lubricant application chart

LEVEL CHECK



  1. Make sure the vehicle is parked on level ground.
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  3. Remove the oil fill plug to check the oil level.
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  5. The oil level is sufficient if it reaches the lower portion of the filler plug hole. If the fluid is low, add as required through the filler plug.
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DRAIN & REFILL



  1. Position the vehicle on a flat surface or raise and safely support the vehicle in a level position.
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  3. Place a suitable drain pan under the rear axle.
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Fig. Rear axle drain and filler plug locations-AWD models

  1. Remove the filler and the drain plugs and allow the oil to drain completely into the pan.
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  3. Install the drain plug and tighten to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
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  5. Refill the rear axle with the proper type and amount of fluid. The level should reach the bottom of the oil filler hole.
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  7. Install the filler plug and tighten to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
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  9. If raised, carefully lower the vehicle.
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