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Lubing the ZF Selector

By Mike Dailey

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One of the ZF maintenance items that often gets over looked is the selector mechanism.  The selector mechanism is located inside of the box located on the back driver side of the ZF. 

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The selector cover is held on with five bolts, two at the top and three along the bottom.

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View of the old grease. Nasty! 

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My reverse light switch was missing the cover, so I cleaned it, made a new cover from aluminum sheet and super glued it in place.

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I wiped out all the old grease with paper towels and replaced it with multi-purpose grease.