This rear differential axle inspection cover is among the highest quality replacements on the market. It's just what you need to get your vehicle in good working order again!

Specifications:

  • Fits vehicles with the following ring gear size as designated:
    • 9.75" Ring Gear
  • Uses 12 bolts to secure it to rear axle assembly
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Can be painted by the buyer to any color desired or installed as is
  • Stamped steel construction

Replace your rusted, dented, or damaged differential cover with this great fitting alternative. It makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer cover.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Draining the Differential Fluid (0:17)
    • Raise and support the vehicle with a jack and jack stands
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Loosen the drain fill plug with a 3/8" ratchet
    • Let the fluid drain
    • Hand-tighten the plug
  2. step : Removing the Differential Cover (1:10)
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Loosen the 1/4" bolts around the cover
    • Remove all of the bolts except for one
    • Lightly tap the cover with a mallet
    • Slightly pry open the cover with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Let the fluid drain
    • Remove the last bolt
    • Remove the cover
    • Stuff a paper towel or rag beneath the mating surface
    • Scrape off remaining adhesive with a razor blade
    • Clean the mating surface with brake parts cleaner
  3. step : Installing the Differential Cover (5:10)
    • Align the gasket on the cover so that the holes line up
    • Press the differential cover to the differential
    • Hand-tighten the bolts
    • Torque the bolts 28-38 foot-pounds evenly in a crossing pattern
  4. step : Refilling the Differential Fluid (7:00)
    • Remove the fill plug
    • Wipe off the metal shavings from the magnet on the plug
    • Refill the fluid with a fluid transfer pump until the fluid dribbles out
    • Hand-tighten the fill plug
    • Torque the plug to 30 foot-pounds

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper
  • Rubber Mallet
  • Drain Pan

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Brake Parts Cleaner

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Torque Wrench
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 1/2 Inch Socket

  • Specialty Tools

  • Hand Pump

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Cover & gasket
Fit like OEM, don't jave to worry about leakage on it.
January 6, 2018
Purchased
5 months ago
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Vehicle Fit

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  • 2002 Lincoln Blackwood Rear Differential Cover with Gasket for Models with 9.75 Inch Ring Gear
  • 2006-2008 Lincoln Mark LT Rear Differential Cover with Gasket for Models with 9.75 Inch Ring Gear
  • 1998-2002 Lincoln Navigator Rear Differential Cover with Gasket for Models with 9.75 Inch Ring Gear

This part replaces:

  • OE # F75Z4033AA
  • Dorman 697-705
Part #: 1AADC00006

Ships Same Day for orders placed by 4 P.M. ET

How-to Video:

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