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Old 06-05-2013, 04:20 PM   #18
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Ok

From Chevy's site:

The differential cooler is a truly unique design. This innovative system pumps overcooled transmission fluid to a heat exchanger inside the housing, removing excess heat from the differential fluid
Wait a minute... I'm a little confused on that. So the differential fluid is not getting pumped to the front of the car?
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Old 06-05-2013, 05:09 PM   #19
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Wait a minute... I'm a little confused on that. So the differential fluid is not getting pumped to the front of the car?
Correct...its trans fluid that goes back to the rear diff and picks up some heat off the center section and housing
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Old 06-05-2013, 05:11 PM   #20
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No. ATF is the meduim used for cooling. Otherwise the system would take more than around 2 qts of fluid to do a rear differential fluid service. I also wonder how well gear oil would circulate, especially compared to a thinner trans fluid.
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:05 PM   #21
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Old 07-09-2014, 01:08 PM   #22
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My 2013 ZL1 is in the shop now. They drained and flushed the differential 3 times but the noise is still there. I was told they're contacting Detroit to see what the next step is. They've had it for 3 days now. I really miss my ride.
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Old 07-09-2014, 06:18 PM   #23
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My 2013 ZL1 is in the shop now. They drained and flushed the differential 3 times but the noise is still there. I was told they're contacting Detroit to see what the next step is. They've had it for 3 days now. I really miss my ride.
Make sure that your ZL1 was driven for 20 miles between each differential fluid change. My dealer doesn't take my ride off the lot unless I'm aboard, so I put the 60 miles on it and the problem cleared.

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Old 07-21-2014, 03:26 AM   #24
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I have a 2012 ZL1. The rear end makes this weird humming noise, similar to the sound when your power steering is low, coming from the rear when the wheels are cranked in either reverse or forward. Any help would be great!!!
Does it happen while at a cruising speed as well?

My 2013 was doing it on turns and it was noticeable at cursing speeds. When I acc/dec it would go away but while maintaining a speed I could hear it.

Took it to the dealer and they rebuilt the rear end. I've heard of others getting a new rear end for the same issue.
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