Flooded: Do i need any fluid changes?
So my jeep was submerged in some brown river water today in the school parkling lot after it flooded. the water was right under my bottom door seal, no water got in but it obviously covered the whole diff and my exhaust was submerged for about 30 minutes. the jeep still runs tho. i was thinking to just change the diff fluid (rear. its a 2wd) and run a can a seafoam thought the tank? its a 2001 with the 4.0 and a d35 rear
Trans fluid should be red and smell sweet. I would not drive or even start the Jeep until you verify both fluids are good or change them both with their respective filters.
Originally Posted by justanotherjpr View Post
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x3 yep just did the same thing on mine.
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If the rear vent was where it was suppose to be in the frame rail, you didnt get anything in the axle...as long as it wasnt hot
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Originally Posted by Azzy View Post
Same thing happened to me except i was stuck in water for over an hour with the engine running and after i puled it out i had water in the transmission ..... should i worry about water in different places ?? what should i look for and what should i change ?
Check your rear differential. I know it has a vent tube, but many of the rear ends have a rubber push in plug for the rear differential fill hole. Water can get around that stupid plug... TRUST ME I KNOW FOR A FACT.
i might as well just change all the fluids ... im not sure what to do about the water in the transmission . im not sure how to get it all out . and should i just change my every fluid ? and any gaskets while im at it ?
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