How do I know if my diff Bush needs replacing?

How do I know if my diff Bush needs replacing?

Continuous Shaking. The most obvious sign that your differential mount needs to be replaced is a gradual increase in the level of vibration that you feel inside the cabin. Once the rubber or polyurethane material on a differential mount begins to wear, it becomes less effective at holding the differential in place.

What are the bushes in Ford territory?

Official Ford Territory and Falcon diff bushes Be it for a Falcon BA, Territory or another Ford model, suspension bushes are a small but essential part of your anti-vibration system, isolating vibrations and allowing your whole system to operate freely.

What do diff bushes do?

Differential bushings are responsible for keeping your rear end planted during the delivery of power to the rear wheels. As these bushings age, they wear out and should be replaced. If you ever see your bushings are cracked, it is time to replace them.

How much do bushings cost to replace?

The cost for a new bushing ranges between $5 and $150, while the average labor costs are between $100 and $300. This means you’re looking at a total of between $105 and $450 for one bushing replacement.

How much does it cost to replace bushes on a Ford Territory?

Ford has revised the bushes in later models, which do not have the problems they used too. And, you’re right; it is a big job, as the the rear cradle needs to be removed for the bushes to be re-installed correctly. Depending where you get it repaired, the price will range from $800 to $1600.

What do front diff bushes do?

About Diff Bush Replacement Diff Bushes don’t sound that important but they are considered a Roadworthy item. They assist in keeping the rear of the car in place and tight, secure the diff and help assist in maintaining safety on the road.

Can you replace the diff bushes in other vehicles?

We can replace the diff bushes in other vehicles too, just ask for us for an estimate. Just because the vehicle has low kilometres doesn’t make it exempt from this problem. The lowest kilometre falcon we have seen was an FG with only 41,000klms and a Ford Territory with only 62,000 klms.

Can a Ford Territory do a front flip off a hoist?

If your Territory is ever going to attempt a front flip off your hoist, it’s going to be as you remove the weight from the rear of the car. Unbolt the diff but you don’t have to remove the diff from the subframe.

Why should I not buy a Ford Territory?

Aside from that which we have covered in previous blogs, additional reasoning for not buying one of these cars is the rear mounted diff bushes fitted to the Territory’s and the Ford Falcon. There are three rubber bushes mounted in the rear subframe that are very common for perishing.

What is the purpose of the rear diff Bush?

The three bushes hold the rear diff into the subframe. They are very common for failing and are a frequent repair item. The rear most bush is not such a big deal as with a bit of manipulation it can be removed from the subframe whilst it remains in the vehicle.